Now I know why Australia and Canada don’t have Concealed Carry

UPDATE: Read the update at the bottom.
Take a gander at this chart showing the number of rapes per 100,000 population.
(Click to enlargify)
 
Now can you tell why Australian and Canadian politicians don’t want to let women carry guns? They might get shot.
 
They are so much more civilized, don’t you know.
 
Source (PDF)
UPDATE 12-15-12:
In the many months since this was originally posted, the underlying source data has changed. If you click the link you will see this graphic.
OECD rape
Canada has inexplicably dropped from #2 to somewhere near the bottom. I suspect that someone messed up the data in the original report and quietly fixed it.
 
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