Some good news: TN HCP holders now number 268,711 - up 23% in one year! And the previous year, 2008, saw an increase of 14%. Of the state population of elegible age to apply for an HCP, 6% are HCP holders.
The Shelby County increase was 15% in 2008 and 16% in 2009.
Community Criminology & Research professor Richard Janikowski, says Violent crime in Memphis is down 9% from 2008 to 2009 and by about 15% since 2006.
This relates to a previous thread. Keeping and bearing arms - more than a right - it works.