Gun homicide in Japan.

11 people died from fiream-related homicide in 2008 in the whole of Japan . It was a national scandal that the number was so high. There were 12,000 in the US in the same year.

That's the cost of the US form of gun ownership, pure and simple.

NB I'm fully in favour of people owning guns, just for it to be done sensibly

A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths

In part by forbidding almost all forms of firearm ownership, Japan has as few as two gun-related homicides a year.