4 ways to reduce violent crime, and gun control is not one of them...

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    This is from a Bloomberg journalist......

    4 Ways to Cut Violent Crime in America

    One common answer is gun control. Though prudent measures such as stronger background checks seem wise, I’m not sure large-scale gun control could do that much to reduce crime. There are a lot of guns already in circulation, and as the drug market has shown, illicit guns would continue to flow on the black market even if the Second Amendment were repealed and guns were banned.

    Furthermore, the relationship between gun ownership and crime might just not be that strong -- Brazil, for example, has only 1/14th the number of guns per person that the U.S. does, but many more murders.

    So setting aside the question of gun control, what else can be done? Here are four approaches that should be tried:


    No. 1. Lead abatement

    No. 2. Drug decriminalization

    No. 3. Prison education

    No. 4. Community policing

     
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    And how many of those are the right going to accept?

    Lead abatement.I don't get it.

    Drug decriminalization, no chance, the right love to tell everyone they're for LESS GOVERNMENT but love to control others.

    Prison education? No chance. Spending money on criminals they're fine with, spending money on criminals that might actually do something positive, not a chance in hell.

    Community policing, doesn't that exist already?

    Whichever way you look at it, the right have no interest in reducing crime.
     
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    No.....the Right is interested in what will actually work. You guys just want to take guns away from law abiding people.

    One thing the guy didn't mention.....long prison sentences for repeat, violent offenders. These are the very people driving violent crime, and the most likely to actually murder other people...yet democrats keep putting them back on the streets.
     
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    So, either you're a massive fucking liar, or the right is massively fucking incompetent. Which one is it?
     
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    Actually, there is the truth...you are an asswipe......
     

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