Friday, March 4, 2016

The U.S. is not more criminal, just more lethal

I realize this is preaching to the choir, but there is a lot of information here. My emphasis for quite a while—that gun suicides should be our main focus in the gun debate—is well presented, as well as many other stats and sensible discussion points.


Big Myk said...

"What the [CDC] research showed was, not only did having a firearm in your home not protect you, but it hugely increased the risk that someone in your family would die from a firearm homicide. It increased the risk almost 300 percent, almost three times as high." Dr. Mark Rosenberg, former director of the CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, who led the Centers for Disease Control's gun violence research in the nineties before Congress cut funding. What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding

James R said...

That's an interesting article.