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This worked VERY well for Washington DC! Their gun crimes plummeted when they enacted the toughest gun laws in the nation back around 1975. Shootings dropped, drug problems evaporated, and crime virtually disappeared.
Oh wait, that's right, they became the murder capital of the nation. My bad.
We could follow the UK's lead, or Australia's lead, or even Canada's lead, but they also saw spikes in violent crime following extreme gun control laws. Now, after Canada has admitted that their gun crimes in places like Toronto have soared, and the cost of their legislation ballooned from a promised $2 million to $1 billion in 2005, the government is looking at repealing these laws.
But hey, they outlawed guns!!!
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