Firearms only use is to kill people? FBI estimates 250 million firearms in the US with only 36,000 firearms related deaths per year. So what are the other 24,964,000 guns used for?
NRA magazine and Celebboutique.com delete tweets after Colorado theater shooting
I don’t love wading into the predictable aftermath of events like this, and I don’t think that one reader comment should be taken as the opinion of anyone other than that person. But this comment, which I read yesterday, has haunted me. I just can’t believe someone would think that “only 36,000” deaths per year is acceptable as a valid argument, especially when it would take, say, the UK over 260 years to reach that same amount.