Although America accounts for 40% of firearms in civilian ownership, people put them to more deadly use elsewhere. The gun murder rate in Colombia and South Africa, for example, is much higher than in America.Oh no, Sarah Brady! How can that be? Haven't you made a career of saying that America has the highest murder rate amont "civilized" countries?
Friday, May 02, 2008
Economist on Private Ownership of Guns
Here's an interesting graphic on world-wide gun ownership from the Economist, who duly note that there is one gun for every seven people on the planet. They also make this telling comment: