2016 LTC/Non-LTC Convictions: SEXUAL ASSLT

Introduction

The purpose of this article is to compare crime statistics between Texas License To Carry (LTC) and non-LTC holders for SEXUAL ASSLT in 2016. SEXUAL ASSLT is defined as a crime in which force or threat of force is used to compel another person to engage in unwanted sexual contact, including rape, indecent assault, or attempts to commit these offenses. It is important to study the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics to see whether or not LTC holders are more or less likely to commit a crime than non-LTC holders.

Crime Statistics among Texas LTC Holders

In 2016, there were 6 convictions for SEXUAL ASSLT among Texas LTC holders, compared to 226 convictions among non-LTC holders. This means that Texas LTC holders were 98.6% less likely than non-LTC holders to be convicted of SEXUAL ASSLT in 2016.

Factors that may contribute to the Difference in Crime Statistics between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders

The background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC may act as a deterrent for potential criminals. Additionally, training and education for LTC holders may further decrease the number of crimes committed by LTC holders. Lastly, the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders may also contribute to the significant difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders.

Conclusion

In conclusion, this article explored the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for SEXUAL ASSLT in 2016. The results showed that Texas LTC holders were 98.6% less likely than non-LTC holders to be convicted of SEXUAL ASSLT in 2016. Potential contributing factors to the difference in crime statistics include background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC, training and education for LTC holders, and the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders. These findings are important to consider when examining the safety of communities and the rights of gun owners.

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