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Subject:  Re: Murder Rates Spike in Detroit and Chicago Date:  1/7/2013  8:30 AM
Author:  Colovion Number:  664860 of 740334

To be fair there's no gun ban in Detroit per se. Not that the officials there wouldn't love to enact one but they can't per Michigan law. Michigan law does, however, require all handguns be registered. I imagine a lot of those shootings involved handguns. Once again I'm at a loss as to how registering handguns reduces their use in crime... doesn't seem to matter at all in fact. It's almost as if registering them has nothing to do with crime reduction...
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