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

fdroese Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:02 AM
What many people overlook about religion is that it doesn't matter if you believe in a supreme being or not. It is the CODE OF CONDUCT that a religion provides. With the possible exception of the Muslim religin that advocates killing or taxing non-belivers, most religions advocate tolerance and forbearance from violence against one another. With the movement away from religions in our country, we are moving away from any moral values to give our children based upon the codes of conduct in religions. Having even one armed guard at each school to challenge people who seem out of place there is a good idea. Having air marshalls on planes to prevent hijackings has proven to be a good idea hasn't it?
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...