I started a bit of a comment thread over at the Lancashire Telegraph. It seems the local plod are having a weapons amnesty and inviting all the local thugs to drop their knives and knuckledusters in an amnesty bin.
Apparently we're having a lot of violent crime and the bizzies think the best way to deal with it is to invite the violent offenders to voluntarily disarm themselves.
From September 2011 to September 2012, violent crime increased by 1.2 per cent, from 21,006 reports to 21,257 – a rise of 251 crimes.
I commented that the reason for all this violent crime is because we as a people have been disarmed. What we need is to be able to protect ourselves.
11:56am Tue 5 Feb 13