The Kiwi Gun Blog have previously disproved the ignorant assumption that ‘More guns = more suicides’.
Well, here are the nation’s murder figures for the past ten years:
Here are numbers of license holders per region:
Now as we all understand, this is mainly academic.
Literally 99% of gun crime is committed by those without a gun license.
But even so, these numbers again disprove the ‘more guns = more gun murder’ drivel.
Eastern district has TWICE the gun murders as Southern with HALF the guns.
Counties Manukau has TWICE the gun murders as Canterbury district with almost a third of the guns.