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Last time I checked England lost their rights to "bear" arms. Look at the violent crime rate there now.... one of the highest in the world.
British justice system defines violent crime differently, much more broadly, so violent crime rates are incomparable. Imagine if US counted speeding tickets as traffic violence and UK didn´t. Are the stats of these two comparable then? Well, its the same with violent crime. What is violent crime in UK, often doesn´t constitute as one in US.
edit on 11-3-2014 by Cabin because: (no reason given)
I think it's the "no guns allowed" signs fault, they aren't worded strongly enough.
LOL.. the back and forth is becoming a great read... Nolimits.. you seem to an angry opinionated brit.. and thats great... MacMan is Macman and that is great as well. I have a feeling you are in a losing battle though. Being rude to Boymonkey who is NOT kissing ass to us "yanks" is truly in bad form.
I don't give a damn
I would have to say that BoyMonkey was right in his question to you, and that you are just a banned member who is back on with a grudge. Drink a Bass and chill out. Right now you are being seen as nothing more than a troll.
I don't give a damn about what people think of me either. I post for me, exclusively me, and me alone. Don't like my opinions? Too bad, because I don't post for you, I post for me.
reply to post by kdyam
according to whome? from what has been said violent crime is defined differently in the UK.
A beating is a beating.. in the US and in the UK.. and is reported as such in both countries... a fight that turns into assault charges is a violent crime... in both countries...
Can you provide some examples of what type of violent crime would be reported in the UK that wouldnt be reported in the US?
So I would ask : Could someone please me explain the reason for this, as after being in ATS for a while already, that is something I still find incredibly hard to grasp... The importance of guns in American culture