Expanded Homicide Data Table 8 - Murder Victims by weapon 2007-2011
Media is/has been "a-lying about US crime: Nevada, which has a crime rate 59 percent higher than the national average, topped the list of states with the most crime related tweets. Interestingly, Alaska was second for fewest crime related tweets, but actually has the highest crime rate in the country, according to the report.
Why Investments in Early Childhood Work The data show that the greatest challenges facing our country – from school dropout rates, to crime to rising health-care costs, to the necessity of competing in the global marketplace – can only be met by focusing on the development of all our children, beginning at birth.
Illegitimacy and Immigration The president talks about this issue frequently in saying that family values don’t stop at the Rio Grande. The corollary, though, is that family breakdown doesn’t stop at the Rio Grande, either.
NationMaster Scroll down to the interactive map - mouse over each country to see its fertility rate. The necessary replacement rate is about 2.1. USA is on the brink. Many countries (Canada, Japan, Italy, Russia, for a few) are below this.
Bill Clinton:“Only the police should have handguns.” --------------------------------------------- A 1982 survey of male felons in 11 state prisons dispersed across the U.S. found: • 34% had been "scared off, shot at, wounded, or captured by an armed victim" • 40% had decided not to commit a crime because they "knew or believed that the victim was carrying a gun" • 69% personally knew other criminals who had been "scared off, shot at, wounded, or captured by an armed victim"