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Comment Re:Yay (Score 1) 2987

yes. and it's a point that gets made over and over that people don't want kids to kill themselves playing with the a gun. It does not happen often enough to warrant any concern. As for actual homocide, it's true we liek to kill each other way to often. It's also true that number, even when counting suicides is less than people killed by cars. I hear a fuck ton more about gun control than car control. It's also true when you take away people with a criminal background that homocide number drops way down. So basically unless you're a criminal guns are an insignificant threat to your life. That morning commute though...

Comment Re:Yay (Score 1) 2987

I'd like taht number too. But since you can't get an accurate number on how many lives, you can only estimate... in any case the various estimates range from millions to hundreds of thousands of injuris/deaths. Good lucky finding an unbiased source on that.

Regardless 121 people a year.. you have a better chance of being struck by lightning.

Comment Re:And yet... (Score 1) 2987

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_firearm-related_death_rate

Take the homocide column only and please tell me you can name the country with the highest rate of gun ownership. You absolutely cannot. And there are countries on there in the almighty peaceful europe that have more(close to) homicides than the US.

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