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Link me to that statistic.
From what I'm seeing, the 10 states with the most murder per capita, by firearm, have some of the more liberal or most liberal gun laws in the country. States such as Louisiana, Missouri, South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Arizona. Mississippi has a a 55% gun ownership rate based on population. Louisiana - 44%.
Louisiana has the highest murder rate, by firearm, of all the states, and 44% of the population owns one or more firearms.
District of Columbia pop 601,723 pop density10298 murders 131 gun murders 99 gun ownership 3.6% murders per 100k 21.8 1gun murders per 100k 6.5
New Orleans is a International freeport, lot of influx of drug traffic.
But typically the places where the gun laws are strictest , have the highest rates.