Breitbart: London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s response to the knife crime epidemic overtaking his city has been to issue metal-detecting ‘knife wands’ to schools — but City Hall is not tracking how many times they are being used, or how many knives are being confiscated, if any.
Seventy-six schools across the capital are already using the wands, under what City Hall described as “Sadiq’s robust and comprehensive knife crime strategy”, and is “urging” more to take up his offer to provide them.
Breitbart London asked the mayor of London’s office how long the initiative had been planned, and whether it was a response the Mayor’s Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC) figures, as well as where it has already been rolled out, how effective it has been in driving down knife crime, and how much it is expected to cost. more …
Opinion: It began in 2015 in Judea, or as we Americans call it, the West Bank. Not coincidentally, it is the same place where Esau’s descendants settled just before the destruction of the 1st temple (Obadiah 1:10-15).
The stabbing intifada was encouraged by Palestinian leaders who even provided a chart on how best to inflict the maximum damage on Israeli citizens:
And it began the same way most terror against Jews does, with a lie. Palestinian leaders spread rumors that Israelis were “desecrating” Muslim holy sites (al-Aqsa Mosque and Church of the Holy Sepulchre) with their “filthy feet,” and encouraged Palestinians to carry out acts of violence with whatever weapons were at hand.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas repeatedly referred to these stabbing attacks as a “justified, popular uprising,” and has praised the bravery of the attackers.
John Kerry’s solution to the murders was to ask the Israelis to discontinue construction of settlements on disputed land, essentially placing the blame for stabbings and car rammings on the Israelis.
To this date I have not heard one politician blame Mahmoud Abbas for 172 stabbings, 112 attempted stabbings, 142 shootings, 56 vehicular attacks, and one bus bombing.
We have said many times, as goes Britain, so goes the USA.