GayandRight

My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (www.freethinkingfilms.com)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Is this fair?

Shouldn't feminists be upset?
The latest figures available indicate that the risk of death involving firearms is declining in Canada and was a fraction of the U.S. rate.

Statistics Canada says that in 2000, the rate of homicide involving a gun in the United States was 3.8 for every 100,000 population, nearly eight times Canada's rate of 0.5 for every 100,000 people.

In Canada, homicides accounted for 18 per cent of deaths involving firearms in 2000, compared with 38 per cent in the United States.

The report says that in Canada in 2002 there were 767 males and 49 females who died from injuries related to firearms.
Quite an imbalance, no?

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