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originally posted by: Jaellma
The facts don't lie. After Australia suffered from the mass shooting where 35 people in Port Arthur were massacred, they severely restricted gun ownership to all in Australia. The result is there have been zero mass killings since.
The oft-cited statistic in Australia is a simple one: There have been no mass killings — defined by experts there as a gunman killing five or more people besides himself — since the nation significantly tightened its gun control laws almost 20 years ago.
originally posted by: Bobaganoosh
You are kidding right?
So, if we banned homosexuals, would there have been any victims in the recent gay bar massacre?
originally posted by: rickymouse
Maybe no mass shootings there anymore, but there was a five hundred percent increase in people getting their butts kicked by the kangaroos there. All the animals know that the people do not have guns .
originally posted by: nancyliedersdeaddog
a reply to: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
It's funny you say that but some of the stats point to a different picture. Australia ranks 38th in the world in believing crime is increasing the past 3 years (USA ranks 44th). When it comes to Fear of crime and Feel safe walking alone/at night Australia ranks 49th (USA ranks 60th and 18% more than the United States).