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Laws & Lives Saved II: Domestic Violence and Concealed Carry Permits

Infographic depicting the number of lives that might be saved if different kinds of gun laws are passed.

Seventeen states require people under domestic violence restraining orders to relinquish their firearms. If all 50 states had such requirements, 120 lives could be saved annually. 

Nine states have "may issue" laws that give authorities some (versus no) discretion in issuing concealed carry permits. If all 50 states had such laws, 885 lives could be saved annually. 

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