Putting Things In Perspective

Americans are about 100 times more likely to be killed by a car, than by a bullet from a rifle.

Americans are about 5,000 times more likely to be injured by a car, than by a bullet from a rifle.

People don’t panic when they see someone in a car.

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12 Responses to Putting Things In Perspective

  1. Paul in Sweden says:

    How are guns being used by American citizens? This infographic breaks it down for you
    http://threepercenternation.com/2014/08/how-are-guns-being-used-by-american-citizens-this-infographic-breaks-it-down-for-you/

    The infographic is excellent!

  2. Pathway says:

    Here is what actually happened in the old west.
    http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM94F1_Farmers_and_Merchants_Bank_Robbery_Delta_CO
    Citizens used their firearms to protect themselves and their property.

  3. mjc says:

    Notice the steep increase in the 1905/1906 time period?

    There seems to be all sorts of explanations for that, but the most prevalent…it’s ‘bad’ data that needs to be adjusted.

  4. TomC says:

    I may not panic when I see a car but when I drive I’m of the mindset that the others cars might just be the one to try and take me out and am ready to take evasive maneuvers, if necessary.

  5. nielszoo says:

    Here’s a most excellent bit on an armed populace by a guy named Marko Kloos:
    http://munchkinwrangler.wordpress.com/2007/03/23/why-the-gun-is-civilization/

  6. rah says:

    A useful site for keeping track of both sides of the argument both past and current. http://www.guncite.com/

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