Aurora and Toronto – already have the strictest handgun laws….

21 Jul

Aurora, Colorado, where the shooting took place, it is already unlawful to carry a concealed “dangerous weapon,” discharge firearms,

In other news about tough gun laws

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Meanwhile…

In Britain based on year 2000 statistics supplied by UK Home Office the following percentages of the population of these countries were exposed to crime. Among the countries compared the USA has the lowest number of incidents. The UK and Australia do not allow ownership of handguns. About 3% of the Germany population own firearms.

  • The lowest rate – for the year 200 period in the USA there were 11,605,751 incidents of reported crime based on a population of 300,000,000 (06) – 3.87% of the population was exposed to crime
  • Australia which does not allow ownership of handguns had a reported crime rate of 1,431,929 based on a population of 20,000,000 – 7.16% of the population was exposed to crime.
  • Germany with a population of 82 million (05) has a reported 6.264,723 crimes or 7.64% of the population was exposed to crime.
  • In Britain there were 5,170,843 incidents of reported crime to the police based on a population of 60, 587,000 (06) – 8.5% of the population was exposed to crime.
  • Highest rate – New Zealand with a population of 4,000,000 (06) had a reported crime with 427,230 incidents – 10.68% of the population was exposed to crime.

www.homeoffice.gov/uk

AFI, CNS, HuffPo,

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