Chicago, IL Houston, TX
Population 2.7 million 2.15 million
Median HouseHold Income $38,600 $37,000
% African-American 38.9% 24%
% Hispanic 29.9% 44%
% Asian 5.5% 6%
% Non-Hispanic White 28.7% 26%

Pretty similar until you compare the following:

Chicago, IL Houston, TX
Concealed Carry gun law no yes
# of Gun Stores 0 184 – Dedicated gun stores plus 1500 – legal places to buy guns- Walmart, K-mart, sporting goods, etc.
Homicides in 2012 1,806 207
Homicides per 100,000 population 38.4 9.6
Avg. January high temperature 31 63

Obvious Conclusion:

Cold weather from global warming causes murder.

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