They speak with such classy accents, so they must be much more civilized, right?
But I thought that their murder rate was incredibly low, and it was all due to the fact that they don’t have any guns there.
I fell into a definitions trap you may not be aware of. The shortest version is this. We count and report crimes based on initial data. The Brits count and report crimes based on the outcome of the investigation and trial. Yep, that says what I meant it to say.
Read the whole thing. He pulls out the data to show that per capita murder and non-negligent homicide in the UK is probably a bit higher than it is here, guns or no guns.