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  1. Vitalogy
    Member

    Herb must have failed statisics class. These numbers are PER 100,000 people, so amount of population has nothing to do with it.

    In the United States, there are 3.2 gun homicides per 100,000 residents every year. Switzerland has the next highest rate of any advanced Western democracy, at 0.7 per 100,000. After Switzerland, the rate drops to 0.5 in Ireland and Canada; 0.4 in Sweden and Finland; 0.2 in New Zealand, Spain and Germany; 0.1 in France, Britain and Australia; and a flat 0 in Japan.

    Posted on September 19, 2013 - 12:48 PM #
  2. missing_kskd
    Member

    *PLONK!*

    Too many Herb. That's the stat to pay attention to. Just too many people dying from gun deaths.

    Posted on September 19, 2013 - 02:53 PM #