KOMMONSENTSJANE – Media propaganda: Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership yet it doesn’t have mass shootings. Fellowship of the Minds.

Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.

Sounds like fake news to me.

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On Sunday evening, an article published by Business Insider the previous day was all over the internet. The article is entitled, Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here’s why it doesn’t have mass shootings.”

The article touts many things wonderful about Switzerland’s gun control laws. Here are some excerpts from the article:

Switzerland hasn’t had a mass shooting since 2001, when a man stormed the local parliament in Zug, killing 14 people and then himself.

The country has about 2 million privately owned guns in a nation of 8.3 million people. In 2016, the country had 47 homicides with firearms. The country’s overall murder rate is near zero.

The National Rifle Association often points to Switzerland to argue that more rules on gun ownership aren’t necessary. In 2016, the NRA said on its blog that the European country had one of the…

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