Archive for February, 2013

27 Feb 2013

How Long Is Too Long To Wait For Crime Stats?

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I just read an article on Crimeanalystblog.net that I thought you should read. The article discusses how long the reporting of crime statistics should take to be available to the general public. The New Jersey State Police will update crime statistics on a weekly basis. Before this, the state officials updates the stats on a […]

27 Feb 2013

Utah moves to legalize concealed guns without permit

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This article posted on Sltrib.com discusses about Utah trying to legalize concealed guns without a permit. Utah is trying to join a small group of other states that do not require a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Rep. John Mathis introduced the bill, and it closely mirrors a law in Vermont. The bill would […]

27 Feb 2013

Dad Arrested for ‘Testing’ School Security #dailydumb

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Check out this blog post on Findlaw.com. Most ten year old children know not to yell, ?Fire,? in a theater. Any human being with an ounce of common sense knows that saying the word ?bomb? on an airplane is tantamount to spending at least one night in jail. So in the aftermath of the Sandy […]

26 Feb 2013

National ID Card Pros – The Case For National ID Cards

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As our national ID card debate week rolls on, today we’re going to look at the arguments for them. For many on the pro side of the argument the infringement on civil liberties considerations pale into insignificance when weighed against the potential for saving lives that national ID cards would ensure. After all what point […]

26 Feb 2013

ID theft on the rise again: 12.6 million victims in 2012

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This article from Redtape.nbcnews.com is an in-depth and somewhat introspective take on how identity theft has risen in the last year and in what ways it has risen. The most recent technique used by identity thieves is “new account” thievery, where they use a person’s personal information to open up new credit card and other […]

25 Feb 2013

National ID Card USA; Is The Lack Of One A Weak Link?

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The discussion over a National ID card continues to be debated as concerns over national security; immigration problems and identity theft remain thorny issues. The idea of a national ID card in the USA is presented as a more efficient, more secure means of verifying the identities of plane passengers and those entering into federal […]

25 Feb 2013

Debate Of The Week: Is There A Case For National ID Cards?

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This week the big debate focuses on national ID cards and whether we need them or not. Would they help reduce the threat of terrorism and assist crime fighting in general? Are they a deterrent that would once and for all swing the pendulum of justice the good guy’s way or are they a blunt […]

25 Feb 2013

Weapons made with 3-D printers could test gun-control efforts

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Just read this on Washingtonpost.com. With the second amendment being debated, people are finding new ways to posses and produce gun parts and ammunition. These 3-d printers would provide a way for one to accomplish exactly that. Although this is still a young technology, it could change the way guns and ammunition are regulated. Read […]