How Political Correctness Has Led to Homicide Rise; COMMENTARY
Byline: GERALD WARNER
ALARM is being expressed over the shocking new murder statistics for Scotland which show there were 120 homicide victims north of the Border in 1999,compared with 98 the previous year.
That is a staggering rise in a single year. To put Scotland's predicament into perspective, there are now 23 homicides per million people in this country. That compares with a rate of 14 in England and Wales. Even more tellingly, it is already one-third of the rate in the United States, the most violent country in the developed world.
The root causes are both social and political. The murder rate is not rising in isolation; it is the most extreme …
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Publication information: Article title: How Political Correctness Has Led to Homicide Rise; COMMENTARY. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: December 7, 2000. Page number: 4. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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