Jason Oberholtzer, Contributor
Americans have a lot of guns. There are a lot of data showing that Americans have a lot of guns. The Guardian put together some such data – on world firearms murders and ownership — which you can sort through here. They also put together an interactive map with some of the data. No surprise, USA is #1 when it comes to gun ownership.
America is also near the top when it comes to percentage of homicides by firearm, though not so far out in the lead as with average ownership. Here, Latin America closes the gap.