[Ibogaine] guns/violence in Canada

The Garden GardenRestaurant at comcast.net
Sun Jan 2 13:31:22 EST 2005


Hi !!
   Not to make a point , but to make it more visual on the relation beetween
guns, homicide and suicide
  Table 1 - International Firearms Regulation, Access and Death Country
Licensing of gun owners? Registration of firearms? Other Households with
firearms (%)  Gun Homicide (per 100,000) Gun Suicide (per 100,000)  Total
Intentional Gun Death Rate per 100,000
      Japan  Yes  Yes  Prohibits handguns with few exceptions  0.6  0.03
0.04 0.07
      Singapore Yes Yes Most handguns and rifles prohibited 0.01 (795 in the
country) 0.07 0.17 0.24
      Taiwan N/A N/A  N/A 0.15 0.12 0.27
      Kuwait N/A N/A  N/A 0.34 0.03 0.37
      England/ Wales Yes  Yes  Prohibits handguns  4.0  0.07 0.33 0.4
      Scotland Yes Yes Same as England and Wales 4.0 0.19 0.30 0.49
      Netherlands  Yes  Yes    1.9  0.27 0.28  0.55
      Spain  Yes  Yes  Some handguns and rifles are prohibited 13.1  0.19
0.55 0.74
      Ireland Yes Yes  N/A 0.30 0.94 1.24
      Germany  Yes  Yes    8.9  0.21 1.23  1.44
      Italy Yes Yes  N/A 1.16 1.11 2.27
      Sweden Yes Yes Restrictions in some regions 20 0.18 2.09 2.27
      Denmark Yes Long guns only  8 0.23 2.25 2.48
      Israel Yes Yes  N/A 0.72 1.84 2.56
      New Zealand  Yes  Handguns. Proposed for long guns    20  0.22 2.45
2.67
      Australia  Yes  Yes Banned semiautomatics unless good reason   16.0
0.56 2.38  2.94
      Belgium  Some Yes  Some rifles are prohibited  16.6  0.87 2.45  3.32
      Canada  by 2001 All guns by 2003 Assault weapons and some handguns 26
0.60 3.35  3.95
      Norway Yes Unknown  32 0.36 3.87 4.23
      Austria Yes Yes Some handguns and rifles are prohibited 16-18% 0.42
4.06 4.48
      Northern Ireland  Yes  Yes  UK legislation applies 8.4  3.55 1.18
4.72
      France  Yes  Yes, except  sporting rifles    22.6  0.55  4.93  5.48
      Switzerland  Yes Yes   27.2  0.46 5.74  6.2
      Finland  Yes  Yes  No prohibitions  50  0.87  5.78 6.65
      USA  in some states  Handguns in some states  Some weapons in some
states  41  6.24  7.23  13.47


God bless
Francis
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ms Iboga" <ms_iboga at yahoo.com>
To: <ibogaine at mindvox.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 11:13 AM
Subject: [Ibogaine] guns/violence in Canada


> The only 'legal' guns in Canada are licensed hunting
> rifles (usually in rural areas), and those on the hips
> of police officers.  Concealed weapons are strictly
> not permitted, but it doesn't mean they don't exist.
> There are shootings here too, just not on so massive
> of a scale as in the US.  I believe this might be a
> population/numbers type of thing, coupled with the
> fact that personal handguns are NOT legal in urban
> areas.  If they were- oh god, who knows what would be
> going on.
>
> In fact, there have been gruesome, weekly teenage male
> stabbings here for months- think swarmings.  And one
> of the worst serial killers of all time is from the
> west coast of Canada- Robert Picton.  He murdered and
> butchered many dozens of transient, unfortunate women,
> and then fed them to his pet pig.  Fucking sick
> asshole.
>
> Canada is NOT exempt from violence- we just have fewer
> people and fewer guns, that's all.
>
>
>
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