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Cultural Deviancy, Not Guns

wwatson Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 11:57 AM
also you would be releasing these people back into the civilian world eventually. you have taken the very people most likely to turn to a life of crime and taught them how to use weapons effectively. its a bit like having weight rooms in prison. one might think weight lifting helps with self esteem but the reality is that it just makes most bigger and more dangerous criminals.

There's a story told about a Paris chief of police who was called to a department store to stop a burglary in progress. Upon his arrival, he reconnoitered the situation and ordered his men to surround the entrances of the building next door. When questioned about his actions, he replied that he didn't have enough men to cover the department store's many entrances but he did have enough for the building next door. Let's see whether there are similarities between his strategy and today's gun control strategy.

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