Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength - Henry Ward Beecher
Baby sister, I was born game and I intend to go out that way - Rooster Cogburn
For me, the answer probably lies in more police work, more police outreach, and more community involvement as a result of the outcry about young black children being murdered in the streets. I'd be more inclined to think it had to do with black leaders and concerned citizens speaking out against the violence in their communities. If "gun control" in whatever form was responsible, you'd have more than a 20% drop, wouldn't you?
A Canadian conservative is one who believes in limited government and that the government should stay out of our wallets and out of our bedrooms.
- There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
- Idealistically, everything should work as you planed it to. Realistically, it depends on how idealistic you are as to the measure of success.
- Better to be a pessimist before, and an optimist afterwords.
That's still over 4 times as many deaths as London and London is one of the largest cities in the world. Me thinks Chicago has some work to do.
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”
― Stephen R. Covey
London Gun Crime Offences 2006 – 2012 | Citizens Report UK
Why how can that be? I thought having a gun was illegal in London?
Surely the strict gun control laws have resulted in a zeroing of gun crimes? No? Hmmmmm.....
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville