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Gun Crime Soars in England Where Guns Are Banned

ayrshireman Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 11:20 AM
The very simple reason that the UK is supposedly the most violent Western nation, is that in the UK there are TWENTY EIGHT different crimes classed as violent. Much more than what is on the American statute books and other western nations. Taklng a ship out in dangerous weather against the consent of the crew is classed as an assault on the person in the UK. I kid you not. Dont believe me?. Check the official UK statute books.

Since NBC sportscaster Bob Costas gave us an anti-gun lecture two weeks ago during Sunday Night Football, we've heard a lot from progressives like Juan Williams, Bob Beckel and anti-gun advocacy groups about how countries in Europe with strict gun control laws don't have problems with gun crime. We've also heard the reason the United States has a "gun crime problem" is because we allow citizens to own handguns however, the numbers on violent crime committed using a gun tell a different story.

New data out from the UK, where guns are banned, shows gun crime has soared by...