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Murder by Numbers
American Thinker, by Randall Hoven

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Posted By:Judy W., 12/27/2012 7:40:22 AM

Listening to the latest media chatter, one could get the impression that murder in the US is historically bad and getting worse. As the Reverend Al Sharpton put it, "The time for their talk is over. Now´s the time for action, and real change on gun control." Actually, now would seem to be a very bad time for such action. The reason is simple: the murder rate is historically low and is already trending downward. In fact, the murder rate in 2011 was the lowest since 1961: 4.7 murders per 100,000 people.

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This is full of great charts. Need backup for your argument against gun control? The numbers are here.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 12/27/2012 7:54:57 AM     (No. 9085365)

Wasn´t sharpton the one that enraged the mobs and caused the murder of a new yorker?
Taking the guns away from the citizens has always been on the obama/dems wish list. Now that he is the supreme ruler (because we have a gutless congress, a corrupted court and an enabling press)this can be achieved.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MrYules, 12/27/2012 9:38:15 AM     (No. 9085577)

Mr. Sharpton is beating another drum. I recall how his hateful and violence-promoting rhetoric in the infamous "Tawana Brawley case", claimed rape by racist white men which was found to be a hoax, and for which Mr. Sharpton was sued for defamation by one of those young men accused and had to pay $66,000 as punishment. See the article in the NY Post Dec. 25, 2012 by Laura Italiano.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: bob913, 12/27/2012 11:10:48 AM     (No. 9085798)

In Mexico the number of murders are way up as obama has been very successful in killing hundreds of men, women and children.

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