Saturday, August 16, 2014

If Abundant Guns Make Us Safe, Why Isn't America The Safest Place On Earth?

Gun Cartoons and Gun Violence Bibliography

Suicide in the Home in Relation to Gun Ownership, Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH; Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH; et al, The New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 327, No. 7, August 13, 1992
Key Statistic: The presence of one or more guns in the home increases the risk of suicide in the home nearly five times.


For young Americans, 15-24, suicide (60% by firearm) is the third leading cause of death


Firearm injury and death charts for the U.S. (and the world) 
are available at the following University of Pennsylvania webpage. 

There are over 40% more firearm suicides than firearm homicides in the United States.


Guns in homes increase risk of death and firearm-related violence


Guns in home increase likelihood of violent death

Second Amendment Evangelists are not only politically wrong.
They are wrong psychologically, philosophically and morally.

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