GUN 25 years murder-free in 'Gun Town USA'

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  1. spankaveli

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    http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=55288

    This is a tale of two cities. Kennesaw, GA, requires every head of household to own a firearm and watches its crime rate plunge. Morton Grove, IL, bans all firearms (except for police officers) and watches its crime rate skyrocket.

    quite interesting.
     
  2. vettefan52

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    i'll bet you money not everyone in kennesaw has a gun...
     
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    interesting. I didn't realize the population had gone up that much. Most people that try to debunk that town talk about the population.
     
  4. vettefan52

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    kennesaw has gotten huge. it always has gridlock traffic on weekdays going up that way. its a nightmare.
     
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    My girlfriends roomie is from kennesaw, they produce some fine ass women from there...oh and She shoots too.
     
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    yeah, i'm very surprised kennesaw hasn't had a murder. i'm sure there's plenty in woodstock, canton, and roswell/alpharetta
     
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    "every head of household"

    unless everyone owns a house, you're right. :dunno:
     
  8. vettefan52

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    you know what i meant... you really think a filthy liberal would own a gun?
     
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    First, anything you get from worldnetdaily is crap. Really, I wouldn't even bother.

    Second I think we look like tards every time we bring it up. On the surface it sounds great. But its not a huge town, its mostly white, it has relatively high income, relatively low number of people below the poverty line. I'm sure one could find many other towns with the same record.

    Plus its an unenforced law.
     
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    don't you ever have GOOD news? :wtc:
     
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    There's tons of good news, we can easily prove people with concealed carry permits aren't convicted of gun crime at a high rate like the anti's would have us believe. I can tell you about florida license revocation rates, texas conviction rates, the conspicuous abscence of the shoot outs over parking spaces in 48 states.....

    I think sometimes the pro-gun people just try to take the argument further than it needs to be taken and I don't see any gain from doing so. Why bring this little nice community up that can be shot down in so many ways when I can just show an anti list of concealed carry holder's convicted of aggravated assault in texas in 2005 is remarkably low?

    :big grin:
     
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    I live in Kennesaw

    its certainly not all white and upper class, lots of "immigrants" from "hispanic" countries around here, and cobb county is one of the fastest growing areas around and kennesaw is definitly growing and growing, tons of new developments around here in the past decade and a half, starting to run out of room.
     
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    I based my post off 2000 census data from the wiki The racial makeup of the city was 81.97% White, 9.90% Black, 0.22% Native American, 2.91% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.54% from other races, and 2.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.20% of the population.

    The median income for a household in the city was $60,404 and the median income for a family was $67,778. Males had a median income of $45,253 versus $33,660 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,757. About 3.1% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.
     
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    You do know the census misses alot of people. Some of us live in that area and know what it is actually like. Its like Cobb, there are some rich areas, but there a some poor areas.

    I just wish they would let us carry on marta, and at school would be nice.
     
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    yes.
     
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  18. Anyone see hot fuzz yet? Maybe they were all accidents?
     
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