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Response to jody (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 11:33 PM

59. Stop being an idiot.

What's it going to take for gun nutters to understand that 30,000 gun deaths IS A BAD THING? Just because there's it's a couple percentage points lower than it was last year THERE ARE STILL TOO MANY!

Here's a chart for you - UK homicides 1960-2009/10:



Notice anything different? It peaks at about 1000 in 2004. That's TOTAL homicides, not "per 100,000" like yours.

In the US, it peaks in 1991-1993:

Year..........White..........Black..........Other
1991.........11,661.......12,226..........608
1992.........11,229.......11,777..........573
1993.........11,278.......12,435..........601

The fact is America's homicide rate is ten times higher than it would be otherwise, simply because of the easy access to guns.

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