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    What Piers Morgan doesn’t want you to know about Britain and violent crime (US has low crime rate)


    the Right scoop ^ | December 21, 2012



    National Review posted this yesterday and this is perhaps why Piers Morgan gets all interrupty when someone tries to explain how bad violent crime is in Great Britain:

    According to the Mail, Britons suffer 1,158,957 violent crimes per year, which works out at 2,034 per 100,000 residents. By contrast the number in notoriously violent South Africa is 1,609 per 100,000.

    The U.S., meanwhile, has a rate of 466 crimes per 100,000 residents, which is lower than France’s, at 504; Finland’s, at 738; Sweden’s, at 1123; and Canada’s at 935.

    As a result of both the different ways in which these statistics are collected and of varying definitions of “violent crime,” there will naturally be some discrepancies between countries. Enough to account for a 5:1 difference between Britain and the United States, though? I rather think not.


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    Notice how the CON$ervoFascist Brotherhood tries to divert the subject away from GUN violence!!!!
     
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    How do you intended to get the guns away from the criminals? Explain Chicago if you can. A total gun ban in Chicago and it's the murder capital of the world. Go.
     
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    The Chicago criminals get the guns from NRA protected secondary gun market states.
     
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    so gun bans don't work.
     
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    just like prohibition didn't work.
     
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    There was a gun ban in effect and armed guards at Columbine. That didn't seem to work either.
     
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    So why the push to go after Law abiding citizens guns? I wont hold my breathe for an answer.
     
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    Gun sales are not banned in the states where the NRA was successful in allowing gun sales without any background checks and third party private sales. The criminals buy their guns from NRA states, so in essence the NRA supplies all the guns the criminals use.
     
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    Nobody is going after law abiding gun owners. They are going after NRA states that allow straw purchases without any background checks. The criminals get their guns exclusively from these NRA protected states, and you know it.
     

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