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Look at Chicago, Houston is interesting
I think I’ve figured out gun control and gun-related deaths. Let’s take a look at two major U.S. cities and compare. First, Chicago, hometown of President Barack Obama. Population of Chicago is about 2.7 million. Next Houston, home of our former president George W. Bush. The population of Houston is about 2.15 million. The median household income in Chicago is $38,600. For Houston, it’s $37,000. Chicago’s population is about 32.9 percent African-American, Houston 24 percent. Chicago’s Hispanic population is 28.9 percent and in Houston, that number is 44 percent. Asians account for 5.5 percent in Chicago and 6.0 percent in Houston. Whites make up 31.7 percent in Chicago and 26 percent in Houston.
Reasonable similar matchups until you look at gun laws, gun stores, the homicide rate and the weather. Chicago has no concealed carry gun law, Houston does. Number of gun stores in Chicago 0. Houston has more than 1,500 gun stores. Chicago homicides in 2012: 506 to that of 207 in Houston. Homicides per 100 thousand population in Chicago were 18.4 and in Houston that number was 9.6. Now, here comes the kicker. The average temperature in January in Chicago is 31 degrees. The average temperature in Houston in January is 63 degrees. My conclusion is that cold weather causes murder.