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Old 10-30-2018, 03:23 AM
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Originally Posted by magellan01 View Post
That doesn't sound right First, the 5x number seems absurdly low. This Wikipedia page has the difference as 120.5 civilian firearms per 100 people in the US vs 3.79 civilian firearms per 100 people in the UK. That's about 32X!

But again, to draw any comparison we need to know the number of people killed by cops that were armed. Without those numbers the conclusions you're trying to draw are just wild guesses.
Okay, 32X. But that wouldn't be a "wild guess", it'd be an educated guess. It could be more or less than 32X, but the idea that it could be anything close to as high as 10,000X sounds totally nuts to me.