Ben Witherington says:
July 24, 2012 at 2:55 pm
I must say, as we draw this interesting discussion to a close, that it would be well if the more ardent American gun advocates who commented on this post would actually listen to what some of the international bloggers said on this post. America, when it comes to gun control, is an aberration compared to most civilized or highly developed nations. And yet with the plethora of weapons we have in the U.S. it has not made us any safer at all than other nations. Rather, it appears to have just poured gasoline on the fire of our being one of the most violent cultures in all of human history, both at home and abroad, both in war, and in peace.
Well, to take one comparison, Peter Hitchens isn’t very pleased with the state of law and order (or lack thereof) in contemporary England. For instance: