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Crime Prevention Research Center Study: Murder and Homicide Rates Before and After Gun Bans

Crime Prevention Research Center Study: Murder and Homicide Rates Before and After Gun Bans

Every place that has banned guns (either all guns or all handguns) has seen murder rates go up. You cannot point to one place where murder rates have fallen, whether it’s Chicago or D.C. or even island nations such as England, Jamaica, or Ireland. For an example of homicide rates before and after a ban, take the case of the handgun ban in England and Wales in January 1997 ...
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The Ten Island Challenge is formed at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. It's Not What it Purports to Be.

The Ten Island Challenge is formed at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. It’s Not What it Purports to Be.

The Rocky Mountain Institute formed the Ten Island Challenge in Rio de Janero at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development from June 20-22 of 2012 with the Christ the Redeemer statue sacrilegiously lit in green atop of Corcovado mountain overlooking Rio. The purported purpose of the Ten Island Challenge was to accelerate the transition of Caribbean island economies from a heavy dependence on fossil fuels to ...
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Slavery Abolition Act: Slavery Abolished in the British Empire

Slavery Abolition Act: Slavery Abolished in the British Empire

On 3 August 1835, somewhere in the City of London, two of Europe’s most famous bankers came to an agreement with the chancellor of the exchequer. Two years earlier, the British government had passed the Slavery Abolition Act, which outlawed slavery in most parts of the empire. Now it was taking out one of the largest loans in history, to finance the slave compensation package required ...
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