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US Top Country For Gun Ownership But It Fails To Break The Top 10 For Firearm Deaths

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For years, the Drive By Media and the Democrats have been lamenting the fact that there are just too many guns in America, and that it is the availability of firearms that is the cause of all of the mass-shootings.

Yet they never really had concrete evidence to suggest that there are proportionately more guns in America than there are in any other country.

The Left can finally celebrate as they have verifiable proof that the United States does have more guns per person than any other country in the world, yet they should refrain from popping the champagne just yet, because the data comes with a side note.

Although America is leading the world in gun ownership, the nation is still not even close to being the leading country when it comes to gun-related deaths.

The analysis was published by the Telegraph, which compiled studies from Small Arms Survey, verified through other sources, as well as a 2012 Congressional Research Service report

The data agreed with the Left’s narrative, that there are more guns than people in the United States, coming up with an average of 1.12 guns per resident.


USA – 112.6 guns per 100 residents

Serbia – 75.6

Yemen – 54.8

Switzerland – 45.7

Cyprus – 36.4

Saudi Arabia – 35

Iraq – 34.2

Uruguay – 31.8

Sweden – 31.6

Norway – 31.3

The analysts also looked at the countries with the most gun-related deaths per residents, and discovered that the majority of the nations in the top spots were Latin American nations.


Honduras – 67.18 per 100,000 residents per year

Venezuela – 59.13

Swaziland – 37.16

Guatemala – 34.1

Jamaica – 30.72

El Salvador – 26.77

Colombia – 25.94

Brazil – 21.2

Panama – 15.11

Uruguay – 11.52

The United States came in at number 11 with 10.54 per 100,000 residents.

As with almost every other argument brought forth by the Progressives and Liberals in America, the facts demonstrate that they are wrong.

In this case, the number of firearms in a nation do not seem to have a direct correlation on the number of fire-arm related deaths per resident.

That makes one more victory for the Second Amendment.


H/T The Telegraph

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