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Gun Crime Soars in England Where Guns Are Banned

Joseph64 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 1:54 PM
Local police are also arming themselves with sidearms and long guns in many areas because the old reliable truncheon isn't cutting it anymore as those areas become flooded with illegal firearms.

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...