teaching (comparative) politics: Some gun facts to ponder

pol102:

Here are two interesting gun-related facts (source):

  • Number of accidental gun deaths in the US per year (2009): 0.2 per 100,000.
  • Number of gun-related homicides in Sweden per year (2010): 0.19 per 100,000.

Here’s two more:

  • 500 children accidentally kill themselves (or a friend) with…
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    Haha yea.
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  5. dieyounglivefast said: So what specific policy changes do you propose to get around that pesky, constitutionally protected right? Also, gun control is working out great for Chicago.
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    They aren’t guns are just killing us off.
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    People kill people. People blame the devices, but don’t hold the person accountable. So is a knife alone dangerous? Do...
  23. angelamperouge reblogged this from pol102 and added:
    I am not American, but I think this makes an interesting point. Let us roll this over in our minds hmm?