Check out Chuck’s EXCLUSIVE and EXPANDED version of this same article at WND.com!! Here’s some stats and information Chuck added there….
“As a result of Israel’s tough culture, the Holy Land suffers minimal amounts of casualties from guns. For example:
--In 2009, the total annual deaths’ resulting from firearms was 139.
--According to Israeli police data, the rate of violent offences of all types in Israel declined from 1999 (31 offences per 1,000 persons) to 2008 (23 offences per 1,000 persons).
--Violent crime fell by 17 percent from 2007-2011, according to Israel’s Public Security Ministry.