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Fri Nov 20, 2015, 01:46 PM

18. It's simple to look up the crime statistics comparing the US and Western Europe.

https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime.html

And, aside from homicide, we are about average. In homicide, we are much higher, and the differential is almost entirely due to gun homicides.

Yes, poverty causes violent crime, but the main reason that we have more homicide in gun violence than Western Europe is not poverty, it's guns.

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