America In Realization [01.03.15]

#AmericaInRealization

Gun Control

People who have lost loved ones to gun violence gathered in Washington before the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.

People who have lost loved ones to gun violence gathered in Washington before the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.

“After a victory in November on a Washington State ballot measure that will require broader background checks on gun buyers, groups that promote gun regulations have turned away from Washington and they are turning their attention — and their growing wallets — to other states that allow ballot measures.”

 

#TowardsCrimeFreeAmerica

Although violent crime has reduced to a great extent in 2014 [2] [3], compared to other Developed Nations, Violent Crime rate in United States is high [1].

Gun Control Laws and Drug Trafficking Control would go a long way towards reducing all kinds of crime rates.

References

  1. http://www.civitas.org.uk/crime/crime_stats_oecdjan2012.pdf
  2. Violent U.S. crime drops again, reaches 1970s level: FBI (Reuters) 
  3. Why 20 year drop in crime is more impressive than it seems (Christian Science Monitor) 

    “The decline is occurring at the same time as two factors long believed to lead to an increase in crime: The US prison population is dropping and the number of young adults has risen.”

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s