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Manitoba, Saskatchewan have highest firearm-related violent crime rates: Stats Canada

Manitoba has the second highest rate of violent crime with firearms according to Statistics Canada.

A study released Wednesday based on numbers from all provinces (except Quebec) and the territories show Manitoba saw 32 incidents of violent crime with a firearm per 100,000 people in 2012, second only to Saskatchewan, which saw 34 incidents per 100,000 people. 90 more words

Canada

Eats, Shoots and Leaves

It’s all about where the commas go and how you phrase things and watching a documentary on America’s most dangerous gangs (where police now provide armed security in notorious schools) it took me a second to get my head around this one, … 33 more words

South Africa has a big problem with violent crime

Dear Oscar,

As an ex-South African who left due to the very high crime rates in South Africa, I really understand your reactions that night when you were at your most vulnerable.  352 more words

Oscar Pistorius

Subtle Indoctrination of Men

The only reason people are glued to the TV to watch the Pistorius trial is cos he’s a public i.e ‘famous’ figure.  It’s intruding on private griefs and the law process. 290 more words

We Support the Importance of Threat Detection

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/fort-hood-gun-control-mental-health-congress-barack-obama-105368.html

Nobody predicted that changing the gun control laws and culture in the United States would be easy. An uphill battle from the start, debate has raged on, with each side arguing vehemently for their points. 379 more words

Gun Control

GUN CRIME IN ENGLAND (Lazy NaPoWriMo Interlude)

Back-fire of a car in the distance –
the shock of high-pitch girlish scream
my feet skim, trip as I expect
every passing slowing car… 31 more words

Poetry

Fort Hood Shooter Ivan Lopez's Wife in 'Hysterics,' Questioned by Police All Night

The wife of Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez was said to be in hysterics when she saw on TV that her husband was identified as the man who killed three people at the Texas military base on Wednesday before shooting himself. 183 more words

US News