Morality Is The Long Term Solution To Crime

In "How the U.S. handcuffed the crime rate" (Economic Viewpoint, Dec. 28), you mistakenly assume that there is no correlation between morality and crime rates (a fallacy that you attribute to conservatives). Your rationale is based on the premise that, as crime was higher in the 1960s and 1970s when "families were stronger" and lower now when there is "no obvious recovery of morality," crime cannot be linked.

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