Saturday, December 22, 2012

Guns, Video Games, Movies, TV Feed the Terrorist

Mass murders by gun-wielding maniacs aren’t unique to the United States, although crime statistics show the tragedies to be far more prevalent in a nation that gained its independence by musket and proudly brandishes a constitutional guarantee of a right to bear arms. As the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence attests on its website, in a single year guns killed 17 in Finland, 35 in Australia, 39 in Britain, 60 in Spain, 194 in Germany, 200 in Canada and 9,484 in the United States.

“We are the only developed nation in the world that allows people such easy access to even the most dangerous weapons,” said Adam Winkler, a UCLA law professor and author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America."

“There are other countries where you can own an assault rifle, such as Switzerland, but they impose strict laws on who can have them and when they can carry them.”

Read more at: http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-global-gun-laws-20121218,0,747421.story

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous7:59 AM

    Guns don't kill people, psychos and idiots with guns kill people!

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