*I’m not sure of the source of this information but it does seem from a few years ago. It does make a morbid point.

Last year, handguns killed
48 people in Japan.
8 in Great Britain.
34 in Switzerland.
52 in Canada.
58 in Israel.
21 in Sweden.
42 in West germany.
10,728 in the United States.  *This does not include what has happened in the U.S. during the month of December 2012.