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Compare America to Britain, the country we broke away from. There, they sentenced a man to more than a year in jail for making a Facebook live video outside a courthouse.
Getting locked up for something you write on social media is also common; hundreds get arrested for that in Britain every year.
Fortunately, in America, thanks to First Amendment, we can say most anything without being jailed.
We also have a right to bear arms. Not in Britain, which has some of the strictest gun regulations in the world.
Yet those regulations haven’t stopped crime. London's murder rate recently passed New York’s. After knife crime surged, London's mayor Sadiq Khan even called for a crackdown on knives.
One British police agency bragged on twitter about a “weapon sweep” that found scissors and pliers! But don’t worry, those tools have been “taken off the streets."
John Stossel is glad he lives in America, where he can carry pliers and speak freely.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: The GUT
Thank you Mr. GUT for making this thread.
I would like to take the opportunity to say that I am proud to be American. America has a lot of warts, a lot of flaws.
But as far as countries go (and I've lived in a few) this place still rocks.
originally posted by: elementalgrove
The entirety of this document should be memorized before leaving high school!!
Happy fourth of July!!!!
There is more cause for celebration then ever before!!