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

Elisabeth26 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 12:06 PM
Excellent. I have long decried the abandonment of our value system in the late 60s, early 70s and onward. Whether we were churchly or not, we did adhere to the values espoused by the various religions in our neighborhoods and cities. To not do so would have been disastrous -- we would have been shunned, and rightly so. But we let the young, stupid and inexperienced bully us into a new way of life -- "freedom" they said. It was no more than having no responsibility but the right to do whatever you wished. Sad state of affairs -- and it still exists.
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...