What Was England Once Like

From National Review today “The homicide rate in England in 1920 was 0.84 and the assault rate was 2.39. In 1999, the corresponding rates were 1.44 and 419.29.”
Murder up 3 times, assaults up an unbelievable 200 times!
In 1920 it should be pointed out England began banning handguns!
Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/414083/firearms-kings-and-emergence-peaceful-life-charles-c-w-cooke
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