Gun Crime Up 89% in Handgun Banning UK, Piers Morgan Still Here

Posted by Brian
I guess Piers Morgan didn't have the time to check the UK stats before making his asinine comments, and calling his guest "not very smart".  Asshat.

Piers Morgan:  Still pissed about 1776?

Culture of violence: Gun crime goes up by 89% in a decade 
By JAMES SLACK UPDATED: 03:42 EST, 27 October 2009

Gun crime has increased five-fold in some parts of the UK Gun crime has almost doubled since Labour came to power as a culture of extreme gang violence has taken hold.  The latest Government figures show that the total number of firearm offences in England and Wales has increased from 5,209 in 1998/99 to 9,865 last year  -  a rise of 89 per cent.

In some parts of the country, the number of offences has increased more than five-fold.

In eighteen police areas, gun crime at least doubled.
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