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Reducing Violent Crime in the US From the Inside Out (Part 3 of 4)

coveyrise Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 10:23 AM
Gun crime in the US is not a result of too many guns but rather a loss of value of human life, the rights of others and a culture in decline. Unless we address these problems no amount of gun control will alter the evil in the hearts of people. People commit crimes, especially violent or deadly crimes because they have no regard for others or human life. Legislating morality is nearly impossible. It starts at home with a set of values consistent with our founding biblical principles. We will either be One Nation Under God or One Nation Gone Under as Ronald Reagan warned.
Carl469 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 2:05 PM
People always have been like this.
Judy S Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 11:32 AM
I "second" jvance. Age 73 and cannot believe the garbage the tides of life keep washing up on our shores.
jvance Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 11:03 AM
We are going under no way to stop it, I'm 75 yrs. old and I compare how I grew up and the values we were taught and it is amazing the difference then to now, it has changed drastically now if it feels good do it, if you cheat don't get caught, it goes on and on.
In the past two weeks, I've highlighted ways we can reduce violent crime in the U.S. But I've saved the best and most powerful solutions for last because they work from the inside out.

In Part 1, I revealed how rational and rewarding it would be to post armed guards at our schools.

In Part 2, I showed how reducing the number of firearms in the U.S. would not curb violent crime.

Today and next week, I will discuss an age-old solution that America's Founding Fathers knew was key for maintaining civility in our communities -- a solution being mimicked by a few nonprofit...