United States: 303,824,640 (July 2008 est.)
(North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico )
Murder rates (per capita) 0.042802 per 1,000 people
United Kingdom: 60,943,912 (July 2008 est.)
(Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France)
Murder rates (per capita) 0.0140633 per 1,000 people
Now, think about those numbers. We have roughly 4.98x the population of the entire United Kingdom in the United States of America. Yet our Murder rate is ONLY 3x as much as theirs.
Do the math if you wish, but the numbers speak for themselves.
Looks like the UK isnt as innocent as you claim? Oh yeah, and they don't have **** for guns.
Arguements like that are why people end up relating cars to guns when it comes to death.
NO inanimate object puts our society at risk. Period. Unless the object specifically acts without human management.
Your ignorance is not MY fault; don't blame ME for YOUR unwillingness to learn what you need to learn to carry on an intelligent conversation.
My position is that any weapon that does not fall under the definition of "arms" as the term is used in the 2nd amendment bay be banned without violating the Constitution; by extentsion, any weapon that DOES fall under that definition cannot.
If you don't understand that position, figure it out.
If you disagree with that position, explain why.
Last edited by Goobieman; 01-22-09 at 02:17 PM.