Do more gun laws mean fewer gun deaths?

Following the Oregon shootings President Obama said “States with the most gun laws tend to have the fewest gun deaths”. But just how accurate is this? Richard Florida is director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto. In 2011 he researched the topic in an article “The Geography of Gun Deaths” for The Atlantic magazine. That article can be found here. 

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