Experts Predict That Firearms Deaths Will Surpass Vehicle Deaths


Firearms deaths in Missouri in 2013, the most recent federal data available, surpassed vehicle deaths and significantly, 880 to 781. Unfortunately, this trend is also prevalent in 17 additional states. A Kansas City mom asks, “How did we as a community get to this point and everybody still be OK with it?” This was following the death of her 26-year-old son who was shot and killed in his K.C. apartment. But the scary part is that this is a trend and some experts "predict that for the first time in decades, firearms will kill more people nationwide this year than motor vehicles." Gun deaths are down about 15 percent from their 1990s peak, however there is a slow growth of firearm deaths nationwide over the last decade. Over the years from 1972 to 2013 vehicle deaths dropped to 35,612 from 54,589. This was due to consumer highway campaigns to make the driving experience safer. Sadly, today's gun culture refuses to take a lesson from this success.

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2 comments:

  1. Glad your side is going to run on this idiocy. I am so happy I live in AZ where we respect the constitution, unlike your filthy liberal hellhole. Fuck you, fuck your agenda, and fuck your so called "president" Just die liberal filth, you aren't worth the air you soil by your existence.

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  2. I live in Arizona and it is people like you Progressives like me are trying to get rid of. God, you need help!

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