Just a small attempt to put things in perspective - bearing in mind that America is often held-up as the gun-death disgrace of the world" (More people are killed in road accidents there)
Gun Fatalities per 100 Thousand head of Population:
South Africa 21.51
New Zealand 1.45
United Kingdom 0.26
- These figures are taken from Wikipedia who have a bigger/ better list.
I know that the minute anyone dares to quote figures - lots of objectors will say that they are out-of-date or that they don't mean what you think etc. etc. - so I'm not about to infer anything.
I was interested to see that NZs figure was much higher than Australia, & Netherlands & UK.
-I am wondering why - but I do know - from years of being concerned with "Health & Safety" in the workplace - many of my workmates had a very careless attitude and complained about "P.C. Freaks" (meaning me!).