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Missouri Takes Lead Reducing Gun and Domestic Violence

JustMC Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 10:31 AM
Wow. It has been noted that Mr. Usher fails not only to recognize the analogy, but also fails to understand the analogy even when it is pointed out and explained. Let's try ONE MORE TIME, shall we? The RACE analogy is not about married couples. It is to illustrate what happens when the force of law USES A GROUP LABEL to deprive individuals of liberties rather than CITING PROVEN ACTIONS OF THAT INDIVIDUAL to use force against that individual to deprive him of liberties.

Missouri House Bill 402 is a major step forward reducing gun violence, domestic violence, and other forms of serious violence. For decades, federal and state policy attempting to impact these growing problems failed because the policies were pointed in the wrong direction.

Substance abuse in the family is the leading factor and primary driver of many kinds of gun-related crimes, domestic violence, and other offenses.

Substance abuse is tightly bound to domestic violence. Three-quarters of serious domestic violence is associated with substance abuse at the time of violence (Fig 3). This statistic does not include substance abusers who...