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Gun Crime Soars in England Where Guns Are Banned

Don't Tread On Me3 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:09 PM
You got it. It's not really about prevent us from say fighting back against say the ATF or military, but to make us helpless in the face of thug criminals allowed to run amuck. Just as the failure to prevent "9-11" led people to accept the "Patriot Act" & the TSA, & street crime persuades people to accept pervasive surveillance, citizen disarmament gets people to accept bigger & more intrusive police & further encroachments on privacy & freedom.
magnetar Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:14 PM
sadly yes! our genetic stock just has too many idiot genes in it...

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...