U.S. the worst in guns owned to gun violence

Two Harvard professors researched 26 high income countries finding that the high rate of gun ownership correlates with high gun violence. The United States has 88.8 guns per 100 people and in the U.S. an American is 20 times more likely to die of a gunshot wound than in these other developed countries. You have to look at this map and illustration showing the amazing difference in gun deaths across the world. Only Chile is close to the U.S. but look at gun control countries like Canada, Australia, Great Britain and others. But here’s the catch. The report also found that just 52% of Americans felt gun control laws should be stricter. Are these people ill-informed, completely apathetic or just plain stupid. I vote for a little of each.

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