Crime Results After Maine Constitutional Carry

BY Herschel Smith
1 week, 6 days ago

American Thinker.

Since 2015, residents of the state of Maine have been allowed to carry a concealed firearm without any special permit, and now the results are in: crime has fallen to the point where the state is now rated the safest in the nation from the threat of crime. The Maine Examiner reports:

When Maine passed a “Constitutional Carry” law allowing Maine residents to carry a concealed firearm without any special permit in 2015, opponents of the law forecast a dangerous future for the state. They said the new law would hurt public safety and put Maine kids at risk.

One state representative who opposed the bill went so far as to say it would give Mainers a reason to be afraid every time they went out in public or to work.

Another state representative suggested the law would lead to violent criminals with recent arrests and convictions legally carrying handguns.

The controllers always say things like that.  They’re all liars and thieves.  The controllers said open carry would lead to blood running in the streets in Texas.  It didn’t happen.  They said that open carry would lead to blood running in the streets in Oklahoma.  It didn’t happen.

And on we could go.  You know the drill.


Comments

  1. On October 3, 2019 at 6:03 am, ragman said:

    Maine is also the “Whitest” state. With the exception of Mogadishu West, Maine has very little diversity. Couple that fact with honoring our God given right to protect ourselves and our families Maine is an incredibly safe state to live in.

  2. On October 3, 2019 at 7:42 am, Heywood said:

    I am waiting with bated breath for the apology from all the “sky is falling” pol’s who tried to scare the public into submission…………

    Brwaaaahaaaaa haaaa haaaaa. Just kidding! They’re too busy warning us about the impending extinction of the human race due to man made global warming.

  3. On October 3, 2019 at 9:03 am, Dov Sar said:

    I live in northern Maine. It is not unusual to see open carry in the grocery store; you will even see the Amish riding their bikes down the road with a long gun to go hunting. Cammied up people with long guns is the norm this time of year running around; it doesn’t make anyone feel unsafe.

    Murder is rare up here, but it is increasing due to drugs. Take away the druggies and crime goes away.

  4. On October 3, 2019 at 2:02 pm, Michael (from Utah) said:

    You mean that people who aren’t disposed to shoot people STILL aren’t disposed to shooing people after they’re allowed to carry without a government permission slip?

    Color me shocked!

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