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Timmy B Silver badge

Re: for all the "too many guns already" idiots

"https://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-guns/australia-data-shows-gun-controls-a-huge-...."

But it's simply not true that there has been a huge change. Look at one of the graphs on that page and gun murders went from 59 to 47 a year. Not what I would call massive either in terms of what it used to be, or the current rate. For the last few years murder rates there have been slowly going up too.

There may have been 11 mass killings so far there in the last decade (51 deaths) and 7 (43 deaths) in the previous decade. So despite removing a lot of guns people are still killing each other at pretty much the same rates.

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