This is a very interesting article, complete with charts.
Mass shootings: America’s challenge for gun control explained in seven charts
"Security without liberty is called prison." -Benjamin Franklin
@TheInterlooper You are merely requoting Orwell's fictional books and not applying your mind to the the sad truth that absolute liberty leads to absolute tyranny.
@TheInterlooper Excessive liberty and its associated tolerance is a fertile spawning ground for tyrants. Hence, tyrany usually evolves from liberty.
@Petter Every form of government eventually becomes tyrannical. This is why anarchy is the only logical path.
Anarchy - where every member of a society quits to become a tyrant in their own right, but discovers there's no-one left to tyranise other than other tyrants. .... A major conundrum!!
the last chart was quite enlightening.
"Liberty without security is called Totalitarianism." - Petter Finne.