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The Menace in Your Kitchen…Gov’t, Please Rescue!

Really, what took so long? We need knife-control laws.

From the Beeb (via the Drudgeman):

A&E doctors are calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing.

A team from West Middlesex University Hospital said violent crime is on the increase – and kitchen knives are used in as many as half of all stabbings.

They argued many assaults are committed impulsively, prompted by alcohol and drugs, and a kitchen knife often makes an all too available weapon.

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