Originally posted by smashdem
People here need to learn the meaning of words like debunked and proof.
You spouted the same old tired arguments that are in the other 2,000 threads about this since last week, what here debunks anything besides these
rehashed arguments debunking themselves?
Yep, no sources and nothing but, I believe so. . . This site is tumbling down hill pretty quickly.
A simple primer for people.
Proof = a claim substantiated by evidence and scholarly research with proper citations.
Debunked = Proven wrong. If your statements can be proven wrong by scholarly research and properly cited evidence, you haven't debunked anything.
Its not just the US that has this problem
Sorry but yes it is!!!!!!
Suicide bombers across the world say hello. Palestinians lobbing rockets in to Israel say hello.
Currently in Iraq there is a second civil war with Sunni and Shia Muslims engaging in the "ethnic cleansing" of whole neighborhoods.
South Africa Ethnic Cleansing erupted on May 11, 2008 within three weeks 80 000 were displaced the death toll was 62, with 670 injured by the violence
when South Africans ejected non-nationals in a nationwide ethnic cleansing/xenophobic outburst.
Approximately 400,000 people have been displaced in the 2012 Assam ethnic violence between indigenous Bodos and Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam,
In 2002 Gujarat, India violence was a series of incidents including the Godhra train burning and the subsequent communal riots between Hindus and
All you really have to do is look at Mexico. They have the great balance of extremely strict gun laws and drug prohibition. It is almost monthly that
mass graves are found or families murdered for cartels to take their land.
Here you go with a great little article. America Number
One In Gun Ownership, Number 28 in Gun Death
Most criminals have weapons to either protect their drug stash or turf, actually using them they know is not good for business. By far the majority of
gun deaths are either crimes of passion or the work of mentally ill people, not drug dealers or bank robbers.
Gangs are responsible for between 48% and 90% of all violent crime.136
136 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment, FBI, September 2011
• 71% of gunshot victims had previous arrest records.
• 64% had been convicted of a crime.
• Each had an average of 11 prior arrests.117,118
• 63% of victims have criminal histories and 73% of the time they know their assailant (twice as often as victims without criminal histories).119
Most gun violence is between criminals. This should be the public policy focus.
117 Richard Lumb, Paul Friday, City of Charlotte Gunshot Study, Department of Criminal Justice, 1994
118 Homicides and Non-Fatal Shootings: A Report on the First 6 Months Of 2009, Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission, July 13, 2009
119 Firearm-related Injury Incidents in 1999 – Annual Report, San Francisco Department of Public Health and San Francisco Injury Center, February
See that is proof and debunking in action.