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Stats: Gun Crime Plummets Over Last Two Decades; Poll: Public Totally Clueless

willi4 Wrote: May 10, 2013 3:45 PM
Congratulations. You have been deceived and you like it. I have nothing against seniors until I read about the senior vote going for the side that announces that the other side is going to eliminate, reduce, change, "break into the lock-box", or otherwise starve seniors or at best make them eat cat food. It's not about any group. It is about politicians scaring you to vote a certain way. But if we remove voting privileges for welfare recipients, then we will have to do the same across the board. Only Taxpayers should vote. Any taxpayer receiving any form of money from the government (farm subsidies anyone) should be barred from voting. Anyone else receiving money from the government should be barred from voting.

We're a few days late to this story, but it's astounding stuff.  Shot (via the US Bureau of Justice):

Firearm-related homicides declined 39 percent and nonfatal firearm crimes declined 69 percent from 1993 to 2011, the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Firearm-related homicides dropped from 18,253 homicides in 1993 to 11,101 in 2011, and nonfatal firearm crimes dropped from 1.5 million victimizations in 1993 to 467,300 in 2011. The number of firearm homicides declined from 1993 to 1999, rose through 2006 and then...