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drsollyp at drsolly.com
Thu Apr 20 13:02:31 CDT 2006
On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, der Mouse wrote:
> > Year 2003, 163 deaths from firearms in the UK.
> > Year 2003, 30126 deaths from firearms in the USA.
> Factor of 184+, hmm. You wouldn't happen to have population figures
> for 2003 for the two countries?
US population = 300 million
UK population = 60 million
Factor of five.
So, gun deaths per million population is:
US - 100
UK - 3
> > You don't get it. You can't "give the English their guns back". I
> > never owned a gun, you can't give back what I never had.
> I didn't write what you're responding to, but I don't think it was
> talking about individuals, but rather the people as a whole.
> Now, if the English have never owned firearms individually on a large
> scale since they became definably English, you would have a point. (I
> have no idea whether that's actually so or not.)
The English have never owned firearms individually on a large scale.
That's why you can't "give the English their guns back".
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