Mo. Law Has Little Effect on Crime, According to Police

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    Police say it has neither reduced nor increased crime overall. People don't seem to be shooting others, or themselves, by accident in any greater numbers."

    "When they were debating this, one side was saying it was going to reduce crime and another was saying it was going to cause gunfights in the streets," Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "... You're not having fights in the streets, but it's not saving the world either."