Lots of guns don't necessarily mean lots of shootings, as you can see in Israel and S

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    I would usually argue that both Israel and Switzerland have relatively small, homogeneous populations, however,

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    I thought socialist Finland was perfect, with LOTS of publically funded psychiatric care...
     
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    Last 7 years sees over 900 killed in mass shootings...
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    Mass shootings toll exceeds 900 in past seven years
    February 22, 2013 - More than 900 people died in mass shootings during the past seven years, and a majority of them were killed by people they knew, according to a USA TODAY analysis of gun-related slayings.
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    Biden: ‘There’s a moral price to be paid for inaction’ on guns
    Thursday, February 21, 2013 - Speaking at a university in Connecticut mere miles from where the December Newtown school shootings took place, Vice President Joseph R. Biden urged legislators across the country Thursday to move on gun control, warning that “there’s a moral price to be paid for inaction.”
     
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    If you go to Finland you'll understand why they need so much psychiatric care. Imagine if Seattle only had Fall and Winter, and was obsessed with heavy metal. No amount of socialism or capitalism could remedy that horror :razz:
     
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    even in the USA. when you look at the total number of guns and the total number of shootings it is only a very small percentage. it comes out to .000028 guns actually are used in a homicide.
     
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