[ExI] Guns and Murder

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 20:38:40 UTC 2020

On Sat, 15 Aug 2020 at 21:02, Stuart LaForge via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> I just thought I would share some data that I mined with you all about
> the relationship between the prevalence guns and murder as it pertains
> to various nation-states. In lieu of any commentary, I am simply
> posting the data here in the hopes that the reader would draw their
> own conclusions. I invite commentary from others, however.
> Stuart LaForge
> _______________________________________________

In the US I thought there were more gun suicides than gun murders.

While gun homicides dominate media coverage of gun violence, the
largest category of gun deaths in the United States is suicide.
Suicide by firearm accounted for 61 percent of all gun deaths from
2008 through 2017.


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