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Response to TheWraith (Reply #8)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:42 PM

14. Really?

Try prove that statement. I don't think you can...

Also, I think most professional sociologists would dispute your claim that the decline in the violent crime rate is a result principally because of increasing number of guns in frankly just about the same percentage of hands. I think most people would credit other factors such as increasing economic equality, better policing, and better medical technology in reducing the effects of violent crime upon society. You can repeat that gunnerhood myth but it doesn't make it true...

It also depends on what statistics you're looking at in making such an assertion as a "30% drop in violent crime."


Violent crime rates in the United states per 100,000 population beginning in 1960. Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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