Category Archives: CRIME RATES AND CONTROL

Little Rock Mayor Promises Action On “Gun Violence”

FakeNewsDC reports Litgle Rock mayor Mark Stodola says the city will ‘do something to curb gun violence.’ In reality, it appears Mayor Stodola has at least a partial grasp on the situation. Prison studies such as the Wright Rossi REport,criminal … Continue reading

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Oregon: ANTI’;s keep moving bans to end of session

I suppose it will socially incorrect, but when I read the gun banners in the Oregon Legislature are moving their ban precursors to the end of the legislative session I wondered how much that cost. Given the tragic results of … Continue reading

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“Have We Reached Infinity?”

A Truckee insomniac asks if the probability that the next gun control law will fail have reached infinity. Infinity “Is a number so large that if you cut it into quarters each quarter would be as large as the whole.” … Continue reading

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Yes, We Should Have A DEBATE On Gun Laws

HOt Air’s Taylor Millard has an item up calling for a debate on gun control. While I generally agree with Mr. Millard, we should have a discussion of gun laws. Which ones work, which ones have failed, and then press … Continue reading

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Violent Crime In Industrialized Countries?

Someone dropped by searching for ” [IE] violent crime in an industrialized country.” The search is ambiguous as it stands. Doing the best I can with what I surmise… If you consider property crime and violent crime as separate categories, … Continue reading

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Crime UP, But Gun Crime Continues To Decline As Gun Ownership Swells

Someone came by searching for “crime trends and gun use>’ From the 2015 FBI Uniform Crime Report, here is the crime trend for the last five years: Clearly, the United States had a sharp increase in crime during 2015, a … Continue reading

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Missing Woman Found Badly Beaten, Chained

FOX news reports a California mother who was apparentlyi kidnapped while jogging was found alive, badly battered and chained to an “object.” Briefly quoting the FOX News report linked above: “CHP is on scene and advised that she is chained … Continue reading

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Noted: Uber To Hire Exx-Con Drivers

I see Uber will hire ex-con drivers. A permanent job is an important part of rehabilitation, so I have no real problem with Uber, or anyone else, hiring former convicts. Cheers for Uber, and cheers for correctional systems that teach … Continue reading

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“Crime Trend From 1900 To Now?”

Someone stopped by searching for “crime trends from 1900 to now.” That can be a large subject. Many things that were perfectly legal in 1900 are highly illegal now, and the result is a set of incomparable data sets that … Continue reading

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“Why Is Austin, Texas, Murder Rate Up by 80 percent?”

Someone dropped me a challenging contact post, in effect challenging me to explain why Austin, Texas’ murder rate is up 80 percent after the passage of Texas Open Carry Law. Well, first, it is perfectly true that the police in … Continue reading

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