Concealed carry law slashes Chicago murder rate

 Chicago police are reporting that the murder rate for the first quarter of the year is the lowest in more than 50 years, following a concealed carry law passed in Illinois last year. The first three months of 2014 have seen the fewest number of homicides since 1958 — six fewer than this time in 2013, and 55 fewer than this time in 2012, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. [Sources]