Can’t believe I wrote this post over four years ago after the latest terrible massacre. But it’s worth reading again if only to contrast how a country like Japan (with 1/10,000 of our gun murders) deals with guns.
There’s really not a lot to say about the latest and more horrifying gun tragedy that I haven’t said before. Honestly, I’d rather be talking about building the Death Star. It does feel like this sort of thing is happening at a quicker pace though. That being said, I thought it might be interesting to compare gun laws here in the U.S to those of another country.
Now the U.S is the most gun friendly place in the world. In fact, according to this chart gun friendly is a gross understatement. It may border on a gun obsession. Countries like Yemen are a distant second. But on the other end of the spectrum you have a country like Japan which has some of the strictest guns laws in the world. You can only legally own a shotgun or an air rifle in Japan. Getting those two items is no easy…
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