Remember or download this graph and read these statistics for the next time some idiot tries telling you that we need to control guns to reduce our violent crime rate

Key points: The US is 16 of 47 (about a third of the way down). Comparing against the countries on either side of us we see that Pakistan's (#15 on list) has rather loose gun laws, but a slightly lower homicide rate, and that Tanzania's (#17 on list) gun laws are roughly equivalent to what... Continue Reading →