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Abortion and Crime, Revisited (Ep. 384 Update)

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The Effects of Lead on Crime in the Nineties

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Lead was taken out of gasolene under the authority of the e p a, under the clean air act in the early 19 seventies. John Sutter: It doesn't make sense to look for a single explanation for a declinin crime. There could be many things going on," he says. "It's really hard for a lay person to watch a scientific debate"

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