National Journal has a story about gun control legislation in the states and deaths per capita. Guess what, the states with the most gun laws see the fewest gun-related deaths. But there’s still little appetite to talk about more restrictions. Welcome to America in the 21st century.
It is this simple:
While it’s certainly true that a number of factors contribute to the high rates of gun violence in the U.S., a comparison of state laws versus rates of shooting deaths does show a correlation. The states that impose the most restrictions on gun users also have the lowest rates of gun-related deaths, while states with fewer regulations typically have a much higher death rate from guns.
You can see their excellent chart here.