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FBI provides murder-rate data online

Texas before and after liberalizing concealed carry laws

1960 8.6 murders per 100,000 population

1970 11.6

1980 16.9

1986 13.5

1987 11.7

1988 12.1

1989 11.9

1990 14.1

1991 15.3

1995 9 The year Texas adopted its current concealed handgun law

1996 7.7

1997 6.8

1998 6.8

1999 6.1

2000 5.9

2003 6.4

2004 6.1

2005 6.2

2006 5.9

2007 5.9

2008 5.6

2009 5.4

2010 4.9

2011 4.4

2012 4.4