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Gun ownership up, gun violence down

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With the increase in guns in America the number of murders have decreased. We saw two armed citizens slow down the carnage in Texas this week. Why? People ...

Study Confirms Gun Owners Have Smaller Penises – Content Contest

As we can see in the chart gun-involved murders do not increase with gun ownership. The problems that we keep seeing are not with the guns but the people.

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How gun control works in America, compared with 4 other rich countries

After a series of ups and downs during the 1980s and early 90s, homicides began a significant decline:

I plotted the bottom axis on a log scale and it looks Gaussian

Gun homicides in selected countries

So what if we asked a different question? Including the US in the data shows the absurdity of the Small Arms Survey measure of gun ownership in 2007.

If gun control is not the answer to the rising rate of accidental GUN deaths in the US, what is?

... all types) have scarcely changed at all, and while the robbery rate rose substantially in the 1998-2001 timeframe, it dropped below its pre-NFA level by ...

Vital Signs Chart: Falling Lessor Confidence

Although America's unique relationship to guns sits at the forefront of the national psyche, gun culture in the US is often seen as an outlier globally.

Do gun bans limit mass attacks?

Their homicide rates basically didn't change. Meantime, gun laws in US states have only gotten more lenient. In 1986, there were 16 states that didn't allow ...

As the Gini Coefficient of Wealth increases, we tend to see a proportional increase in the homicide rate. This generally points to a biblical truth; ...

HomicideCompare. People kill people with guns ...

This chart proves that the United States has failed at protecting its citizens from guns

The US has one of the highest rates of death by firearm in the developed world, according to World Health Organization data.

If we look at gun ownership rate and overall murder rate, there is no meaningful correlation.

Footnotes

Hunting is a sport and useful for some diets. In these fly-over states there are vast areas without local police presence. Guns protect your livestock, ...

America's Deadly Gun Addiction, by the Numbers

A popular claim about gun-related fatalities revitalized after the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting is fundamentally accurate, with some allowance for ...

Here Are 8 Stubborn Facts on Gun Violence in America | The Heritage Foundation

Guns Politics Emily Henderson Yes Or No Gun Laws Should Guns Be Regulated

Why is gun ownership so widespread in the USA? What makes Americans love weapons?

According to the estimates, 133 million of the 265 million guns (about 50%) are owned by only 3% of the Americans.

Guns account for approximately 75% of the means used to murder people in America according to factcheck.org (I thought it would have been higher). The rate ...

Tackling America's gun violence hotspots: where do we go from here? | US news | The Guardian

At least FORTY-THREE times this year alone, a toddler under the age of

Across the board, regardless of education level, blacks are less employed and less well-paid, and as a direct result, their median family wealth is ten ...

They could easily look at this and say “wow that scary black gun is legal? We should have laws that more effectively ban these types of weapons!”

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Globally, the US sees fewer gun-related murders than many of its southern neighbors.

So in the name of gaining knowledge, understanding and to create an important dialogue, I'd love to invite comments from those of you outside of my liberal ...

Let's look at:

Here they cut the stock down, and added spacers, so that as I grew I could add spacers so the gun still fit me.

Those who demand a disarmed population claim that it's the easy availability of guns that causes people to do bad things with them.

7.62X39mm round are loaded into 30 round magazine for an AK-47 at Good

As you can see, the states with higher gun ownership tend to have slightly lower violent crime (source 1; source 2).

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Why can people on the terrorist watch list buy guns, and other FAQs | PBS NewsHour

A few months ago, I went shopping for a pistol. First, I had to fill out a form. The federal government wanted to know my name and address, ...

Have We Found Gun Laws That Could Reduce U.S. Gun Deaths by Over 90 Percent? Not Really - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Letting the mentally ill buy guns is conservative insanity

No, a Harvard University study did not prove that areas with higher rates of gun ownership have lower crime rates.

A colleague of mine owned one of these (AK-like semi-automatic shotgun), for example. Perfectly legal. Not easy to get, but perfectly legal.

Obama said gun owners would support his new restrictions. He was right.

An image purportedly showing an teacher with a gun slung across her back while watching over students is often shared with misleading claims about security ...

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Guns are on display during the Nation's Gun Show on Nov. 18, 2016 at

994 mass shootings in days: this is what America's gun crisis looks like - The Oregon school shooting is evidence of 'routine' response to gun violence, ...

Comparison of the difference in energy between a typical military round (top) and a popular hunting round (bottom). At close range, such hunting rounds have ...

A comparison of homicide rates and firearms ownership shows no correlation between the two (source).

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Regulating Guns in America by Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence - issuu

Across the board, regardless of education level, blacks are less employed and less well-paid, and as a direct result, their median family wealth is ten ...

... who took the Prince Law Office's determination that, as a result of the ATF clarifying that “unincorporated trusts” are not “persons” under the Gun ...

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No amount of statistics or facts will sway either side in the gun control debate, because they are all looking for simple solutions to complex problems.

A little-known device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi

The premise of the piece is simple: paint gun owners as paranoid idiots, and make ...

After a shooting in Charleston, South Carolina claimed nine lives,

We've checked the NRA 10 times and rated five of them False or Pants

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Americans are 20 times more likely to be killed by a gun than any other developed nation on earth.

A police officer points a shotgun at protestors during a demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Today we unfortunately have to start out with some unpleasant news: There is a bill in the very beginning stages of the U.S. ...

After recent events in Florida, Scott-Dani Pappalardo decided that his AR-15 is one too many and decided to get rid of it. In a very public forum, ...

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How US gun ...

4 U.S. cities with toughest gun control have the highest murder rate. It's not about guns, it's about control. | I'm Just Sayin' | Pinterest | Guns, ...

mental health care?

Dianne Feinstein, speaks during a news conference about gun legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, October 4, 2017.Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

How an 'ugly,' unwanted weapon became the most popular rifle in America

"Law abiding citizens use guns to defend themselves against criminals million times every year. firearms are used more than 80 times more often to protect ...

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Gun Control

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and the Gun Laws That Exist There. David Brand

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In light of renewed calls for gun control in the US.

Now, let's compare this, how often guns are used to harm innocent lives, to how often guns are used to protect innocent lives.

And on and on and on… Gun control simply does not create a safer society and often times actually has the opposite effect.

Should More Gun Control Laws Be Enacted?

Statistics do not demonstrate that crime rates in Australia have increased substantially since the government instituted a gun buy-back program in 1997.

States With Tougher Restrictions on Gun Ownership Experience Fewer Domestic Violence Murders

Handguns and sporting guns are displayed at Wyss Waffen gun shop in the town of Burgdorf, Switzerland August 10, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

In 1996, after a mass shooting in Australia, lawmakers tightened gun laws. From “The Journal of Public Health Policy”: “The firearm suicide rate dropped by ...

Gun ownership up, gun violence down

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Study Confirms Gun Owners Have Smaller Penises – Content Contest

With the increase in guns in America the number of murders have decreased. We saw two armed citizens slow down the carnage in Texas this week. Why? People ...

Gun control advocates like to compare the United States with Europe. They claim Europe's low homicide rates are due to their “tough” restrictions on gun ...

As we can see in the chart gun-involved murders do not increase with gun ownership. The problems that we keep seeing are not with the guns but the people.

AccidentDeathOverall

I plotted the bottom axis on a log scale and it looks Gaussian

How gun control works in America, compared with 4 other rich countries

So what if we asked a different question? Including the US in the data shows the absurdity of the Small Arms Survey measure of gun ownership in 2007.

Although America's unique relationship to guns sits at the forefront of the national psyche, gun culture in the US is often seen as an outlier globally.

... all types) have scarcely changed at all, and while the robbery rate rose substantially in the 1998-2001 timeframe, it dropped below its pre-NFA level by ...

Americans own the most guns per person in the world, about four in 10 saying they either own a gun or live in a home with guns, according to a recent Pew ...

No reasonable person is going to say that long term growth in the thousands of percentages of violent crime is “common sense” or anything to be envied.

Their homicide rates basically didn't change. Meantime, gun laws in US states have only gotten more lenient. In 1986, there were 16 states that didn't allow ...

No reasonable person is going to say that long term growth in the thousands of percentages of violent crime is “common sense” or anything to be envied.

The US has one of the highest rates of death by firearm in the developed world, according to World Health Organization data.

Links to British government data are in the blog post. Summery results:

Before Sunday, the 2016 Orlando attack was the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, with 49 people killed. In 2012, Adam Lanza went on a shooting ...

HomicideCompare. People kill people with guns ...

Do gun bans limit mass attacks?

This chart proves that the United States has failed at protecting its citizens from guns

I took a serious look at the effect of gun control laws in England & Wales using British government data.

If we look at gun ownership rate and overall murder rate, there is no meaningful correlation.

Footnotes

Hunting is a sport and useful for some diets. In these fly-over states there are vast areas without local police presence. Guns protect your livestock, ...

America's Deadly Gun Addiction, by the Numbers

An Internet post purporting to prove that the worst genocides of the twentieth century were the result of gun control laws includes a good deal of erroneous ...

Here Are 8 Stubborn Facts on Gun Violence in America | The Heritage Foundation

Why is gun ownership so widespread in the USA? What makes Americans love weapons?

At least FORTY-THREE times this year alone, a toddler under the age of

Guns don't kill people. People that don't value human life kill people." (Yes, but when you have a gun, it's much easier to kill more people!)

Globally, the US sees fewer gun-related murders than many of its southern neighbors.

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VAP= Violence Against the Person, a British Police Acronym.

Gun laws certainly need to change in Canada. The whole firearm classification system needs to go — either you can own firearms legally, or you can't

Here they cut the stock down, and added spacers, so that as I grew I could add spacers so the gun still fit me.

Why can people on the terrorist watch list buy guns, and other FAQs | PBS NewsHour

As you can see, the states with higher gun ownership tend to have slightly lower violent crime (source 1; source 2).

No, a Harvard University study did not prove that areas with higher rates of gun ownership have lower crime rates.

Northern Arizona University shooting leaves one dead and three injured | US news | The Guardian

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Have We Found Gun Laws That Could Reduce U.S. Gun Deaths by Over 90 Percent? Not Really - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Letting the mentally ill buy guns is conservative insanity

An image purportedly showing an teacher with a gun slung across her back while watching over students is often shared with misleading claims about security ...

A colleague of mine owned one of these (AK-like semi-automatic shotgun), for example. Perfectly legal. Not easy to get, but perfectly legal.

Comparison of the difference in energy between a typical military round (top) and a popular hunting round (bottom). At close range, such hunting rounds have ...

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God, Freedom, & Everything USA

A comparison of homicide rates and firearms ownership shows no correlation between the two (source).

Getty Images

... who took the Prince Law Office's determination that, as a result of the ATF clarifying that “unincorporated trusts” are not “persons” under the Gun ...

Regulating Guns in America by Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence - issuu

The premise of the piece is simple: paint gun owners as paranoid idiots, and make ...

We've checked the NRA 10 times and rated five of them False or Pants

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Guns are on display during the Nation's Gun Show on Nov. 18, 2016 at

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After a shooting in Charleston, South Carolina claimed nine lives,

Since Newtown, 127 Children Have Been Killed by Guns in Their Own Homes | Mother Jones

Americans are 20 times more likely to be killed by a gun than any other developed nation on earth.

Gun laws. See more. Smart people get this. Republicans/conservatives...not so much but then

Today we unfortunately have to start out with some unpleasant news: There is a bill in the very beginning stages of the U.S. ...

Dianne Feinstein, speaks during a news conference about gun legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, October 4, 2017.Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

http://cloudfront.mediamatters.

How an 'ugly,' unwanted weapon became the most popular rifle in America

Gun Control

and the Gun Laws That Exist There. David Brand

Statistics do not demonstrate that crime rates in Australia have increased substantially since the government instituted a gun buy-back program in 1997.

Ryan Palmer, of the non-profit Better Family Life, which works to reduce

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In light of renewed calls for gun control in the US.

States With Tougher Restrictions on Gun Ownership Experience Fewer Domestic Violence Murders

Should More Gun Control Laws Be Enacted?

Handguns and sporting guns are displayed at Wyss Waffen gun shop in the town of Burgdorf, Switzerland August 10, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Second Amendment (gun + flag)

Too many fucking guns.

Photo: Perhaps the most profound change around gun ownership in the last 20 years has been in public attitude.

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Americans were killed by guns in That's TEN attacks per year. Remember this when you hear that we DON'T need stricter gun laws in America.

America's Deadly Gun Addiction, by the Numbers

Five things to know about guns in Germany

An unidentified gun collector holds one of his weapons.

Reported Shooting At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas

There is only one gun store in all of Mexico. So why is gun violence soaring?

Murder by firearm rates are far higher in America than all other developed nations – note that gun ownership rates are significantly higher here.

Anti Second Amendment "progressives" like to point to correlation between gun ownership rates and suicide rates. It is very clear to them, ...

Hell, you could take over Western Canada with the stuff on this page alone.

Why is there so little research on guns in the US? 6 questions answered

Over the past few weeks, I've had a number of conversations about guns, gun rights, and gun restrictions. Invariably, I've found those with whom I was ...

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