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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 11:29 AM

7. Another NRA talking point. Gun violence is far more lethal than other forms of violence.

Our society is not more violent than Western Europe. Overall rates of violent crime are about the same. We have a much higher homicide rate, though, because we have far more crimes committed with guns, and that results in death much more frequently.

In other words, you're just as likely to be assaulted or robbed in Europe, but the person assaulting you or robbing you is much less likely to have a gun, so you're much less likely to be killed or seriously injured.

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