Originally Posted by listopencil
Well we could start by eliminating "victimless" crimes and immediately paroling those who were found guilty of them to clear room in our prisons. Drug users, prostitutes, people prosecuted under morality laws. Then we can enact stiff penalties for violent criminals and offer them no parole, no probation, no time off for good behavior. Concentrate on convicting and imprisoning people who pose a legitimate threat to our society.
You're avoiding the issue people that use guns to commit crimes add no value to society and are a waste of resources.