Does England Have a Lower Violent Crime Rate?

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posted on January 8, 2013
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Whether we like it or not, gun control has re-emerged as a hot button political and social issue in the U.S. A lot of so-called truths are being thrown around by everyone with access to a microphone, but what are the facts?

The Issue
Gun control advocates like to compare the U.S. to foreign nations when it comes to violent crime and murder rates. But what do those numbers really show? Does England Really Have a Lower Violent Crime Rate Than the U.S.?

The Facts
It’s hard to get unbiased information from traditional media sources these days; thank goodness Al Gore invented the Internet. This video tackles the nuts and bolts of gun violence both in the U.S. and abroad, and does it with cold hard numbers:

The Ruling
You heard the truth, I'm not going to spoon-feed you an opinion. Use your head!

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