More than half of these victims are suicides: 16,869.
More than 2 million crimes are prevented by armed citizens each year. Just think how many lives are saved!
Automobile accidents kill about 50,000 people each year.
Medical Malpractice kills about 195,000 U.S. citizens each year.
Doctors vs Gunowners
(A) The number of physicians in the U.S.
(B) Accidental deaths caused by
Physicians per year are 120,000.
(C) Accidental deaths per physician is
Statistics courtesy of U.S.
Department of Health and
Now think about this:
is 80,000,000. (Yes, that's 80 million)
per year, all age groups, is 1,500.
per gun owner is .000188.
Statistics courtesy of FBI
So, statistically, doctors are
times more dangerous than gun owners.