10 Most Violent States In The U.S.: The Institute For Economics And Peace



You missed the point.

Of course the murder rate is included in the violent crime rate.

But when overall violent crime rates are compared country to country, OUR violent crime rates are MUCH higher than most other countries.

So are our murder rates.

BUT there are some countries whose overall violent crime rates are low compared to their relatively higher murder rates. Same thing state to state.

You ought to be asking “WHY” rather than confusing yourself over the notion that it’s not fair that murder rates are counted twice. You OUGHT to be asking “what is it about North Dakota, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the Republic of Ireland that their murder rates are 1/400th (ONE FOUR HUNDREDTH) that of Detroit, or DC, or New Orleans, or lil’ ole’ Gary, Indiana”.

If you take even one more second to ponder this stat, FORGET about counting murder twice and focus ONLY on what you think is the REASON (hint: there is only ONE reason).
More on Photo Galleries
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.