Since 2003, which incidentally was about the time the British government flooded the country with 20,000 more cops, the homicide rate has fallen to 11.1 in 2010.
In other words, the 15-year experiment in a handgun ban has achieved absolutely nothing. Ireland’s homicide rate was fairly static going all the way back to 1945. Murders have basically run flat, seeing only a small spike after the ban and then returning almost immediately to preban numbers.
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Firearms are the Pandora’s Box of the United States.
Gun control is designed to stop people from killing each other, at least that’s what we are always told.
Let’s take a look at the data: United Kingdom: The UK enacted its handgun ban in 1996.
You can’t blame an inanimate object that’s availability has absolutely no correlation to murder and expect to end violence.
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