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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 4/20/2002 10:15:06 AM EST
"About 180 million guns are privately owned in the United States, and fatal shootings are on the rise. (60min) Public Affair [PG]. This crap is on HBO right now, wait, one of the mothers just said that she has never been for gun control or against a persons right to do so. Boy talkin to her just backfired.
Link Posted: 4/20/2002 1:31:56 PM EST
Link Posted: 4/20/2002 10:01:43 PM EST
[Last Edit: 4/20/2002 10:02:22 PM EST by The_Macallan]
Originally Posted By USP40C: "About 180 million guns are privately owned in the United States, and fatal shootings are on the rise.
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Maybe the sequel should be "[u]Guns: A Day in the Death of Britian[/u]" Britain banned all handguns in 1997, and fatal shootings have been on the rise ever since. More than three million illegally held firearms are in circulation in Britain - double the number believed to have been held 10 years ago - and criminals are more willing than ever to use them. In the two years following Britian's 1997 ban on handguns, crimes involving handguns increased 40%. Between 1997 and 1999 there were 429 murders in the London, the highest two-year figure for more than 10 years. At least 100 of them were drug-related; nearly two-thirds of those involved firearms. In Britain, one in three criminals under the age of 25 owns or has access to a firearm.
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