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      08-26-2015, 01:19 PM   #70
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Originally Posted by PINeely View Post
By firearm yes, but by other means no. Same for the US too, I think most homicides here are perpetrated by a blunt object.
Wrong on every account.

Homicide rate is 1.0 for UK, 4.7 for US.

Method of homicide in the states is nearly 70% with a gun. In the UK it is closer to 7%, combine this with the broader homicide rate and the pro gun argument falls to pieces from a math perspective. The violence in the UK is there but the death rate is lower, the only difference is the availability of firearms.

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