Rolling Back Safety? New Study Reveals Crime Rates Higher Near Walmart Stores

Rolling Back Safety? New Study Reveals Crime Rates Higher Near Walmart Stores

Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

A study co-authored by professors from the University of South Carolina and Sam Houston State University has shown us exactly how bad Walmart is for the neighborhoods it infects–and it’s worse than you assumed. In addition to rolling back prices, Walmart has been stunting the decline of crime in neighborhoods in which there is a Walmart presence.

The study, which concentrates on the 1990s when the United States experienced an almost across-the-board drop in crime rates, found that Walmart-inhabited counties crime rates fell at a lower rate when compared to similar counties without a Walmart ...

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