Sunday, September 29, 2013


This information is for Piers Morgan and Henry Porter to reference next time they start honking on about guns . . . figure the odds they ever will - S.L.

99.9% of all guns in America are not used in violent crimes.

99.8% of all guns are not used in crimes of all time

Guns are used 4 times as often in self-defense as in crime, and 98% of the time it is not even fired.

Only 1% of the time when the gun is used in self-defense, does the criminal take the gun from the defender.

After guns were banned in the UK, the armed robbery rate spiked 40%, and 44% in Australia. Now, in Britain, most robberies happen when people are at home (50% versus Americas 30%)

Only 4% of guns used in crimes were obtained legally.

Sources: FBI and CATO Institute.


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