21 June 2008

Why Is Crime Spiking In Mid-Size Cities?

After many years of crime rates dropping in America's largest cities, statisticians are noticing a spike in violent crime in midsize cities and suburbs of major metro areas.

Its not about guns, the experts say. But it is an indictment of one of the celebrated anti-poverty movements.

From the story:

"It’s difficult to contemplate solutions to this problem when so few politicians, civil servants, and academics seem willing to talk about it—or even to admit that it exists."

Read the entire piece. For now, I am going to reserve my public opinion until a bit later.

For now, let me know what you think by clicking "comment" at the bottom of this post.

h/t to Instapundit

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