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Knife crime is now a disease, says May: PM reveals ´public health´ approach to tackle violence after a hooded thug stabs four people at random and 10 others are attacked in just five days

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Posted By: Ribicon, 3/31/2019 10:30:04 PM

Knife crime must be treated like an infectious disease killing our children, Theresa May and Sajid Javid say today. Unveiling a radical shift in policy, the Prime Minister and Home Secretary will hand hospitals, schools and social services a legal duty to protect youngsters. Casualty staff and GPs will be obliged to flag up knife wounds or other suspicious injuries so children can be referred to ‘violence reduction units’.(Snip) The move comes amid intense public concern over knife crime. Ten separate stabbing incidents have been reported in the past few days, including one in which a hooded attacker knifed four victims

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Not unlike how the USA allowed measles, tuberculosis, and other previously eradicated diseases to reappear magically (mustn´t admit why), the UK actively imports carriers of the deadly Knife Crime virus.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: droopydog 3/31/2019 10:32:49 PM (No. 19399)
Good Lord, what has western civilization come to?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross 3/31/2019 10:48:53 PM (No. 19387)
OP Comment of the Day. Spot on!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux 3/31/2019 10:53:19 PM (No. 19388)
This is your brain on dhimmitude.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0 3/31/2019 10:54:31 PM (No. 19378)
So distressing that the knife wielder wouldn´t pause to at least disinfect the blade between stabbings! /s

Western Civ? When every man is eager for what he can get, and anxious to keep what he has, this makes men dangerous to one another. from 2nd Timothy.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: thomthomp 3/31/2019 11:03:46 PM (No. 19376)
Our liberals, of course, have tried to do the same here with gun crime, trying to get the CDC to call it a public health issue. Liberals lie and will do anything, repeat ANYTHING, to advance their agenda and gain power. It is LIBERALS who are a public health threat, and an existential threat to the American experiment in self government and individual liberty.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Baskerville 3/31/2019 11:07:44 PM (No. 19374)
What happens when knifes are banned and they start using screw drivers?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: web 4/1/2019 12:04:31 AM (No. 19381)
Then they cry out that we must do something about those evil screwdrivers, ban them, and there is an outbreak of butter knives being used to cut infidels. They never learn...
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Reply 8 - Posted by: OldBuffalo 4/1/2019 12:20:19 AM (No. 19397)
Sounds like they need some common sense knife control
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Tet Vet 68 4/1/2019 12:41:32 AM (No. 19389)
Here´s a thought Brits--allow private citizens to arm themselves with pistols and revolvers and issue concealed carry permits. I predict the problem will quickly resolve itself.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared 4/1/2019 12:59:05 AM (No. 19396)
They need to limit knives to those at least 21.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Maggie2u 4/1/2019 1:26:23 AM (No. 19379)
Gee, Ms. May. What do you think happens when you let invaders into your country to kill? And of course, if I said this out loud in England, I would be imprisoned for a hate crime.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: agrunt 4/1/2019 1:31:16 AM (No. 19401)
Be not afraid of any man,
No matter what his size.
When danger threatens call on me
And I will equalize!

Sam Colt.
As it is now over there the young and strong take advantage of the somewhat slower old folks. Not here, not ever.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Charactercounts 4/1/2019 1:41:44 AM (No. 19380)
Prime Minister May fails to say who is committing all this "knife crime."
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Highlander 4/1/2019 2:47:51 AM (No. 19385)
I just don’t get that Brit mentality.

One time, I started to watch “Cops,” when the show was in some city in England. It was highly aggravating to see these English cops going about without side-arms to confront all manner of dangerous situations, while dressed like school crossing guards. I turned shortly to another program. I don’t know any other country that requires its police to go without guns; not even the French,

I just don’t get that Brit mentality.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 4/1/2019 3:28:12 AM (No. 19393)
You could start by getting rid of the mayor.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Trigger2 4/1/2019 3:38:15 AM (No. 19375)
How about putting the perps to death instead of giving them a few years in jail, then deporting the rest of them.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: George R. 4/1/2019 7:08:07 AM (No. 19394)
They´d better Ban the sale of Knives and confiscate all the rest.

Evil Knives cannot be allowed in the hands of citizens.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: hoosierblue 4/1/2019 7:26:50 AM (No. 19400)
I know you were just being sarcastic #8 but what there really need is some common sense politicians. They ban guns, now they have the citizenry unable to protect themselves. They had the same problem during WWII. American citizens had to volunteer to send their private firearms over to England for them to protect themselves if the Germans invaded. Humans never seem to learn.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: mobyclik 4/1/2019 7:29:33 AM (No. 19391)
Poor Winston Churchill, he must be spinning like a cooling fan seeing what his beloved Great Britain has turned into. Sorry Sir, it´s not so great anymore.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: philsner 4/1/2019 9:01:38 AM (No. 19383)
These people are truly idiots.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Nevadadad46 4/1/2019 9:05:24 AM (No. 19377)
The real disease is not knifers. It is liberalism. It is Islam. I got into a huge argument, actual shouting, with my very liberal vegan friend (who is American!), who insisted all the London knife and acid attacks were due to drug dealers protecting their turf. I was so flabbergasted by his comment, I actually said, "Are you really that naive that you believe that bull S? He took offense to that and the party was on. But, he never backed down from his belief in that bald-faced liberal lie.

BTW- he is so desperate for a friend, he later apologized to me. Said, It is refreshing that two friends can debate such issues and still remain friends these days." How dumb is that? What is strange- He is really a very nice person at heart. He just bought into that Global Warming BS and that lets him swallow all the rest of the left´s total crap.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: JackBurton 4/1/2019 9:47:20 AM (No. 19386)
If not knives, then acid.

If citizens were armed, like they can be here, a knife wielder or acid thrower would find out that he couldn´t outrun a bullet...

...but, of course, we´re talking Britain where you can´t defend yourself.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Twinkle93 4/1/2019 10:47:48 AM (No. 19392)
Those darn Irish and their knives are to blame.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: coldborezero 4/1/2019 11:20:57 AM (No. 19398)
What good would it do to arm British subjects when the very act of defending one´s life, regardless of the means, is patently illegal.

Ones duty, by British law, when under lethal attack, is, quite simply, to die.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: AltaD 4/1/2019 11:22:37 AM (No. 19395)
Failed Brexit is the least of that country´s problems.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: DVC 4/1/2019 1:55:47 PM (No. 19390)
The cure for "knife crime" is a .38 or a .45 in your holster, legal and ready to put the knife wielding bad guy in the morgue.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: NYbob 4/1/2019 6:10:30 PM (No. 19382)
#21, do your vegan friend a favor and point him to the falsified data used to justify the global warming computer model. Then point to the latest news that the Greenland glacier that was supposed to be shrinking, is growing. It is fine to care for the Earth, it is Christian and a responsible thing to do, but being pious about it based on lies, that is wrong in many ways.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Folsomguy 4/1/2019 6:17:02 PM (No. 19384)
They don´t let you brings guns to a knife fight in London. That would put an end to this. \s
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