Gangs & Guns, Drugs & Death
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Gangs & Guns, Drugs & Death

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Published by Univ of Notre Dame Pr .
Written in English


  • Sociology

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ContributionsEdward M. McGlynn (Editor), Richard G. Hatcher (Editor)
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Open LibraryOL10283358M
ISBN 100268010358
ISBN 109780268010355

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  Months later, high-ranking members of the gang picked Brown to run it behind the scenes and supply it with drugs and guns, while two other, unnamed members would be the “face” of the gang.   Combine this with gangs' inability to resolve disputes through the courts and other non-violent means, and it becomes obvious why gangs, gun violence, and drug culture are so entwined. In a scathing critique of ABC's recent report "Young Guns," Dana Loesch stated that most gun deaths were the result of gang violence; therefore, America has a gang problem, not a gun problem. Her claim appears to be supported by sites positing that "a staggering 80 percent of gun homicides are gang-related." As it turns out though, not only is her statement factually incorrect, as the majority.   Most U.S. shootings are drug/ gang related and occur in minority neighborhoods. Although mass shootings have been covered extensively in the media, mass shootings in the US account for a small fraction of gun-related deaths.

Exactly. You rarely see coverage of the gang-related deaths (there are an average of four murders a week in Detroit alone - when is the last time they made national news?). Instead, you see wall-to-wall coverage of murders that do not fit the pattern, supplemented with stats based on gang shootings to imply the unusual shootings are common. It would be nearly non existent. The stats for gun violence in the US is extremely skewed, because it includes things like suicide and accidental discharges. I'm on mobile right now, So I can't access the actual stats, but there is a lot of info o.   Drugs and Gun Violence. Drugs don’t mix well with other drugs, and they don’t mix well with guns put you in a state of mind where you are more willing to make risky decisions, especially if that drug is have the ability to give you the excessive confidence (especially at high levels of intoxication) to build up the courage to do something you would never attempt.   Chicago's south and west sides are experiencing a more than 50 percent surge in homicides. In the first of a three part series, AP looks into the street viol.

Guns, Drugs, Gangs and Anger Ap I'm giving away free copies of this book that was written to give young men street knowledge to help them avoid jail and death. 1 day ago  Members of a northern Virginia street gang that has run a sophisticated bi-coastal drug operation for several years are now charged with murder in the death of a man who testified against a gang. After Shot In Chicago, The Top Cop Blames Gangs, Guns, Drugs And ‘Not Enough Time Spent In Jail’ By Chip Mitchell, Patrick Smith J p.m. CT Updated p.m. CT.   Chicago’s death toll from –November, 26 stands at 7, The combined total deaths during Operation Iraqi Freedom ( 4,) and Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan ( 3,), total 8, FACT 5. It would take cops 40 years to kill as many black men as have died at the hands of others black men in alone.