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Tue Oct 3, 2017, 02:52 AM

Here's why Australians will Never Understand the US Obsession with Guns

<This is the number of people killed by Stephen Paddock in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.



It was more than the total number of gun-related deaths in Australia in all of 2016, excluding self harm.




Here's how many gun-related deaths there have been in the US so far in 2017, also excluding self harm.



It's worth pointing out that self harm is actually the number one category of gun-related deaths, in both the US and Australia. So the total figure of gun deaths is much higher.

http://www.smh.com.au/world/heres-why-australia-will-never-understand-the-us-obsession-with-guns-20171003-gyt7ys.html >

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JI7 Oct 2017 OP
JDC Oct 2017 #1
stonecutter357 Oct 2017 #2
B Stieg Oct 2017 #3
Skittles Oct 2017 #4
Soxfan58 Oct 2017 #6
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Response to JI7 (Original post)

Tue Oct 3, 2017, 04:11 AM

1. That is a strong graphic

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Tue Oct 3, 2017, 04:37 AM

2. K&R

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Tue Oct 3, 2017, 04:52 AM

3. K&R

Pictures Sometimes Speak Louder Than Words

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Response to JI7 (Original post)

Tue Oct 3, 2017, 04:57 AM

4. something is seriously wrong here

so many fucking snowflakes who cannot live without their weapons

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Response to Skittles (Reply #4)

Tue Oct 3, 2017, 05:04 AM

6. They call us snowflakes!!

But I have the courage to leave the house unarmed.
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Tue Oct 3, 2017, 05:02 AM

5. Wow!!!!!!!!!!

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