February 14, 2013
‘I’m Glad I Don’t Have Canadian Murder Rates Where I Live’
If gun availability or a lack of restrictive gun-control laws was sufficient to explain any substantial part of murder rates, then these low restriction states should have higher murder rates than their Canadian neighbors, and yet if anything, the situation is the reverse:
the Canadian provinces often have higher murder rate than their low gun-control American counterparts.
Our murder rates only look lower because we picked our own cotton.