(urth) The Politics Of Gene Wolfe

brunians at brunians.org brunians at brunians.org
Wed Mar 18 05:21:52 PDT 2009

> Tim Walters wrote:
>> brunians at brunians.org wrote:

>>> None of them are: it has been illegal for a civilian to own a firearm
>>> in SF for some time now.

>> And yet, we have a (slightly) lower murder rate than Tucson:

>> http://www.cityrating.com/citycrime.asp?city=San+Francisco&state=CA
>> http://www.cityrating.com/citycrime.asp?city=Tucson&state=AZ

>>  > People in Switzerland are very heavily armed

>> Less than half the per capita gun ownership of the U.S.

> However, 60% of Swiss men aged 18-34 keep rifles and other firearms
> belonging to the army at home as part of their conscripted and reserve
> military service.

Those 'other firearms' include fully automatic weapons and crew-served
artillery, Doubtful Tim.


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