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United States

29 January 2008

Star-Ledger (New Jersey), Blog

Imagine the crime problem in our cities as a pyramid. At the base are the social problems with elusive solutions: poverty and broken family structure. No work means nothing to work for. No family means declining social values. At the pyramid's tip is gun violence. All the layers in between — from failing education to rampant drug use to diminished humanity through pop culture — lead to it. Guns kill, maim and cripple. That's the physical. The psychological is... (

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