Swedish scholar and political consultant Erik Lakomaa had its own study to introduce, an in-depth evaluation of the effects of the European firearms directive in its current form – a field where the lack of research is unfortunately noticeable.
Leaving out all political evaluations, Erik Lakomaa’s research is based on facts and numbers, and shows that no law passed so far, anywhere in the world, to limit availability of firearms, ammunition and accessories, ever had any impact on crime, because there is no positive correlation between legally-owned firearms and crime.
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