Monthly Archives: July 2015

What Is The Gun Murder Rate For The World??

Someone came by searching for “whoat is the world gun murder rate.” That is a bit tricky to answer, because so many countries report numbers that are far below the facts, while others never seem to change their numbers. The … Continue reading

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Percentage Of Crimes Committed With Legal And Illegal Guns

What percentage of crimes committed with illegal and legal guns. Let me make a few points before I end with an answer.. First, except for a few guns stolen from package services and dealers that were never sold, legally or … Continue reading

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How Many Murders A Year?

How many murders are there every year? Taking the entire earth, our best estimate based on various sources is just under 980,000 for 2013, and possibliy slightly over one million for 2015. Given the most credible, based on food supplies, … Continue reading

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British Vs US Murder Rates, To 2013

Someone stopped by searching for “england vs us murder conviction rate.” That would be nice to know, given the fact that the conviction rate would help establish the lowest possible British murder rate. The graphic below, from a sadly outdated … Continue reading

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Restrictive Gun Laws: The Results of Repeal

“Pipestone” asks what would happen when a State repeals a part of its restrictive gun laws. There are many factors involved, including economic, social, and demographic factors including exactly what the law being repealed did. In general, laws repealing laws … Continue reading

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How Does Gun Control Increase Crime Rates?

Someone came by the Alley searching for “how gun control increases crime.” That may be less than obvious, so let’s start by thinking about a see-saw for a moment. A well balanced see-saw, or “teeter totter,” allows two people of … Continue reading

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