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Response to jody (Reply #23)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:14 PM

38. Simple fact, more guns cause higher homicide rates.

Other countries have socioeconomic inequalities, gang violence, and dysfunctional inner-city youth culture. Go to a housing estate in London, sometime. In many important respects, not that different to the Bronx, or the South Side of Chicago. Except London has a murder rate of 2.2 per 100K; in NYC it's 6.3 per 100K. The London borough with the highest murder rate is Lambeth (Brixton),where it's about 4.5 per 100K (the highest murder rate of any area in the UK); for comparison, in the Bronx, it's 9.6 per 100K, in New Orleans, it's 72 per 100k, in St Louis, it's 40 per 100K. What's the difference? It's the guns.

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