And they don't want to try Midnight Basketball
to solve it!
reports that approximately sixty people a day are victims of knife crime. It's unknown how the knives commit the crimes, but we can be assured the NuLabor government will stop at nothing to keep these evil knives off the streets.
Of course in reality, crimes committed with knives are rising throughout the UK and as usual, their bright idea is to ban them. "Dominic Grieve, the shadow home secretary, said: 'Most people will be shocked to find that knife crime has reached 20,000 cases a year. This illustrates the need to get police back on our streets by cutting the bureaucratic burden on them. There should be a presumption to imprison those caught with knives in excess of three inches in length without reasonable justification
.'" As with our own politicians who love banning, but not self defense, these proposals are a waste of time. What constitutes "reasonable justification"? Probably nothing to those in power.
All their great ideas are not going to work. As long as the public isn't allowed to defend themselves in Britain, crime will continue to rise. When the perpetrators of criminal acts aren't punished, but those who resist them are, you're setting up society to be the prey of those who have no qualms about employing violence to get their way.
Sadly for us in America, many of our leading lights would also react the same way. Fortunately, the Supreme Court has ruled otherwise. Now all we have to do is to get that ruling incorporated so it's binding on all governments in this country.