UK news supports GOA, refutes Piers Morgan on gun controlSubmitted by GoodSamaritan on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 19:58
From American Vision News:
America’s favorite gun conTROLL, Piers Morgan, has now been KO’d multiple times (see below), including this failure in a rematch with Gun Owners of America’s (GOA) Larry Pratt. This time, Pratt gutted Piers’ mantra that Britain has suffered only 39 gun murders last year: it’s “a SHAM!”
For a start, Morgan’s claim of only 39 gun murders in England and Wales in 2011 has to be balanced against the fact that top police bodies in England have repeatedly warned that crime figures are being manipulated to reduce the number of recorded crimes and that, “the recorded crime level bore no resemblance to the actual amount of crime being committed.”
A 2000 report from the Inspectorate of Constabulary found that the way England records homicides is completely inaccurate in comparison with the American method and that, “With such differences in reporting criteria, comparisons of U.S. homicide rates with British homicide rates is a sham.”
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