Re: We need gunlaws like in the US to fight crime
I'm not sure why everyone has jumped from "murder rates are (possibly) increasing" to "I need to defend myself from random criminals".
The statistics are pretty clear on this, across all countries; you're most likely to be murdered by someone close to you. A pissed off spouse, a jealous sibling, a jilted lover, these are the people you should be wary of, not a hypothetical burgler.
And if you keep a gun in your house, guess what you're likely to be murdered with?