A study has found that even with record gun sales, handgun violence in Virginia has decreased.The analysis of crime statistics and gun sales from 2006 to 2011 was done by Professor Thomas Baker at Virginia Commonwealth University. Professor Baker found that even as handgun sales rose by 73 percent between 2006 and 2011, violent gun crimes fell by 24 percent. He says the results of his study contradict the belief that more guns leads to more crime.

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