posted on Jul, 5 2010 @ 02:46 AM
reply to post by alien
Yes you are quite right.
The last time I looked at the deaths by gunshot figures, Americans were actually six and a half times more likely to be shot dead than Aussies.
How many more were paralyzed, horribly crippled, disfigured, or incapacitated for the rest of their lives, I do not know. The figures are only for
actual shooting fatalities.
Yet Americans SWEAR all these shooting deaths actually make America a much safer place.
Another laughable theory Americans have about Australia is "since you gave up your guns, crime in Australia has increased". And they even give links
to official statistics to prove their case.
Yes crime certainly has increased since we handed in our guns.
But it has increased MUCH FASTER in armed to the teeth, vicious, violent America over the same period.