Sunday, January 17, 2016

Poke-em-with-a-Stick (Sunday)

So, for years one of the points gun advocates cd make in their favor was that guns weren't all that dangerous; that cars kill more people than firearms.

Not any more.

In twenty-one states at least,* including the state I currently live in, more people died in 2014 from being shot by a gun than in car accidents.

The deciding factor seems to be that while people have worked hard to make cars safer, guns have gotten more deadly over the same time period.

Food for thought.

--John R.

P.S.: Here's the link, the most interesting part of the article being the state-by-state listings at the end:

*plus the D.C.

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