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Old 21 January 2013, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by jjk308 View Post
Many nations supposedly without private ownership of firearms have sky high murder rates. And many with exactly the same gun control laws have, in different regions, very different murder rates.
I'm not seeing it.

Canada: 1.6 per 100k
US: 4.8 per 100k

A few others:

Germany: 0.8
France: 1.1
China: 1.0
UK: 1.2
Lebanon: 2.2 (who'd a thunk it)
US Virgin Islands: 39.2
Afghanistan: 2.4
Australia: 1.0
Italy: 0.9
Japan: 0.4

I can't find the sky high numbers except in the harshest developing nations and Mexico.
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