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Originally posted by DeusEx I'm fairly glad that there's balanced reporting on the Global site.
Prisons that are like the Hilton compared to most US ones
For Those Who Think Gun Control Is A Good Idea...Sheriff Michael E. Cook
We all know that those in power who would take our guns from us have no interest in our protection; however, we do know that they want to rule us. History has shown over and over that those who would take our firearms will try to take over the government,
Once they take firearms from the honest citizen, then you will become prey to the criminals, and it will get so bad that you will give up more and more rights in order to have the government take control and get rid of the criminals.
Just by way of example, let me give you some information from Police Chief Ed Chenel from Australia. 12 month's after the honest citizens of Australia were forced to surrender 640,381 personal firearms.
In the first year homicides are up 3.2 percent,
assaults up 8.6 percent,
robberies are up 44 percent in all of Australia
homicides with firearms are up 300 percent.In the state of Victoria alone.
This is a drastic swing in crime trends, as the previous 25 years in Australia showed a steady decrease in crime rate.