Saturday, December 15, 2012

Violence in America....

...has been in decline for quite some time, even as the population grows.
Note, the 9/11 attacks are excluded from the 2001 data because they are considered an act of war.
Source: http://www.ucrdatatool.gov

This is not to downplay the recent tragedy in Connecticut, but in emotionally difficult times, it's important to keep things in perspective before advocating new policies.

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