*Australia's gun ban in 1997 changed history for the people of the Land Down Under. Unfortunately for the worse. Here are some facts;
*Accidental gun deaths are 300% higher
*The assault rate has increased 200%
* homicides with firearms are now up 171 percent
Let's look at other countries:
Fact: In America, we can demonstrate that private ownership of guns reduces crime.
Fact: Countries with the strictest gun-control laws also tended to
Fact: According to the U.N., as of 2005, Scotland (Gun Ban) was the most violent country in the developed world, with people three times more likely to be assaulted than in America. Violent crime there has doubled over the last 20 years. 3% of
Fact: surveys completed in the past 20 years provide no evidence of any relationship between the total number of legally held firearms and the rate of armed crime.
Fact: Since gun banning has escalated in the UK, the rate of crime – especially violent crime – has risen.
Fact: The top 100 countries for homicide do not include the U.S. The top ten countries all have near or total firearm bans.