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DIANE MEDVED: Lucky to live in the US: Murder Rates Down Sharply in the Land of Law and Gratitude

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BY DIANE MEDVED

 

In these days when the presidential race is driving everyone batty, and candidates capitalize on how awful everything is, we need some good news. Here it is.

Black lives and all lives do matter, and more of them are being preserved. A new study in the American Sociological Review of 131 of the largest US metropolitan areas found the rate of homicides way down, within and across black, Hispanic and white populations.

Changes in the two decades between 1990 and 2010 are only for the best–and show great strides….

Read the full blog here.

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