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Gun Crime Soars in England Where Guns Are Banned

torr593 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 8:14 AM
It's always been that way. Laws are passed to protect us from ourselves. We have laws about wearing seatbelts and using carseats for kids. If people just acted intelligent we wouldn't need so many stupid useless laws.

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...