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    History and Overview of St. Louis

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    place. Even though St. Louis has a high crime rating it is still a nice city. St. Louis is a well- liked city because of all its attractions and things to do. It would be a nice place to go if you want to go on a vacation or just a fun weekend. If you decide to go there sometime you will have to stay away from the violent parts if you want it to be peaceful. St. Louis is a historical city in Missouri that has been around for a while. “St. Louis, MO” states that In 1764 St. Louis was found by the

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    More Guns = Safer Streets

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    still has the highest crime rate in the world. Switzerland on the other hand is a country where all citizens are armed and are trained on the safety and proper use of the weapon, resulting in the lowest crime rate of the world. What proof is there that gun control works? No legitimate study has ever shown that gun control works. The 2nd amendment states that the right to bear arms shall not be infringed. “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the

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    comes to comparing justice systems, it’s common to compare America and Singapore to one another. Singapore is considered a sterile country with one of the lowest crime rates in the world, but is known for its seemingly strange laws and harsh punishments. America, on the other hand, has a rather high crime rate as well as incarceration rate despite having a gentler justice system in comparison. Despite portraying both as opposites, both are based on English common law, and there’s more focus on punishing

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    Religion and Society

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    religion the country worships. Studies have shown that a secular nation, or a nation with a higher population of atheists than religious peoples have resulted in being a more peaceful nation. However, it has been said that a religious nation has higher rates of murder, teen pregnancy, abortion, sexual promiscuity and war. The things just listed are things that religious nations try so hard to prove are sin. If a religious nation says these things are a sin, then why do they have higher numbers of the societal

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    The Chicago murder rate has risen rapidly since 2013. The murder rate peaked in 2001 with 23.0 per 100,000 residents and has more than tripled New York City’s rate of 7.0 per 100,000 residents (“Crime Rate in Chicago, Illinois”) while in 2015, the murder rate was 17.5 per 100,000 residents (“Crime Rate in Chicago, Illinois”). Seeing that the Midwest is the second highest region for violence crimes in the United States, it’s clear where Thomas Harris, the author of the Hannibal series, found his inspiration

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    Societal and ethnographic reports have link the arrival of crack to gang violence, high murder rates, poverty, and family disruption. Popular opinion seemed to indicate that the introduction of crack cocaine has led to increases in central-city crime and accelerated trends toward overall inner-city decay in America.. This manuscript will established (1) briefly what crack cocaine is (2) when it was introduced (3) if there is a direct link between the introduction of crack cocaine and an increase

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    not be up to date. Other difficulties that I will run into are that people will not have answered truthfully as they do not want to be seen as the odd one so go along with the majority of answers, or do not want to say that they have committed crimes. Another problem will be that the government figures separate the ethnic groups into 'Asian', 'White', 'Afro Caribbean' and 'Other' which means I will have to use those categories to group people as well. Secondary Research Home Office figures

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    magazine did another article, written by David Drehele, but this time taking the time to cover all crimes, including the homicide rate and to quote them on the subject, “Last year's murder rate may be the lowest since the mid-1960s, according to preliminary statistics released by the Department of Justice.” (Drehele. Par.2). Aside from pointing out that the overall crime rate, and by extension murder rate, has actually declined since that record breaking year of 1991, the stark contrast in the both the

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    possible because the second amendment of the United States Constitution gives citizens the right to possess and carry guns. It is understandable that Americans would want to possess guns such as shotguns and rifles for the popular sport of hunting. However, it is ridiculous that our government would allow people to carry handguns. Handgun possession should be strictly limited, because they are made solely to kill people, they have increased the murder rate in the U.S., and they have even allowed

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    In the United States of America, control and access to guns should be limited. In the article “The Case for Gun Control”, written by Fareed Zakaria, makes a very broad reasoning on why access to guns should be limited to Americans. The article explains how Americans are taking advantage of gun usage and how easy it is to access it. The United States has the highest crime rate in the world. Having high crime rates can lead to innocent people losing their lives because of the twisted people who are

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