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New York City has low crime partly because it has strict gun laws

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With 4 votes and 28 points ahead, the winner is ...

RationalMadman
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Reported Annual Crime In New York
Statistic Reported incidents New York/100k people
Murder 292 3.4
Rape 2,375 27.6
Robbery 13,995 162.4
Assault 29,771 345.5
compare this to say oh Houston's murder rate ranked 46th of U.S. cities with a population over 250,000 in 2005 (per capita rate of 16.3 murders per 100,000 population). you compare a city with strict gun laws to one with lax gun laws the city with strict gun laws is always safer

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He knew he couldn't beat the legend, so he got himself banned to cover up the forfeit. Conspiracy.

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Full forfeit

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