Exactly!<quoted text>Bottom line is if we don't put up a deterrent to crime, then crime will continue and even increase. If our jails are not a deterrent, then our guns should be. Make jail like the movie Cook hand Luke, and now you're talking.
Look at the Middle East. Leave a wallet or a purse somewhere and the people scatter away from it. They don't want to risk being accused of theft. Thieves there get their hand chopped off. Their theft rate is extremely low.