Look at the map and you'll see good ol' California color-coded in the 75-100 range. Choose California from the drop-down menu and you'll find that Cali actually scored 80 out of a possible 100 points.
Once again, California holds the top spot with the nation’s strongest gun laws that help combat the illegal gun market, prevent the sale of guns without background checks and reduce risks to childrenSo why is it that according to this report (PDF) from the BJS Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, California has tallied over 1,000 firearm-related homicides each year between 1999 and 2007?
From Table 3:
1999: 1,380Why would a state with strong gun laws still have firearm homicides numbering over 1,000 every year?
Shouldn't there be zero firearm-related homicides?
I mean, strong gun laws should deter such crimes, right?
Okay, Brady Campaign. Explain that one to me.
Otherwise, I call "bullshit."