The purpose of this article is to compare crime statistics between Texas License to Carry (LTC) holders and non-LTC holders for Sexual Coercion incidents in 2019. Sexual Coercion can be defined as when someone uses pressure, alcohol, drugs, or force to have sexual contact with someone against their will, or when someone takes advantage of someone who is not able to give consent (such as when a person is drunk). Studying the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics is important in order to determine if LTC holders are more likely to commit violent crimes than non-LTC holders.
Crime statistics among Texas LTC holders
In 2019, there were 0 convictions for Sexual Coercion among Texas LTC holders, compared to 1 conviction among non-LTC holders. This shows that Texas LTC holders were 0% likely to be convicted for Sexual Coercion, while non-LTC holders were 100% likely to be convicted.
Factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders
There are several factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders. These include background checks and eligibility requirements that must be met in order to obtain an LTC; training and education that LTC holders are required to complete; and the perception of risk and responsibility that LTC holders may have due to their additional qualifications.
In conclusion, this article compared the crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for Sexual Coercion incidents in 2019. It was found that Texas LTC holders were 0% likely to be convicted for Sexual Coercion, compared to 100% of non-LTC holders. Factors such as background checks, training, and perception of risk were discussed as elements that may contribute to the discrepancy. These findings suggest that, contrary to popular belief, LTC holders may actually be more law-abiding than non-LTC holders.