Perspective on Gun Deaths

 

Here is an estimated breakdown of how people will die in the United States this year.
Ways People Die Chart
  • Death by a person controlling a gun: 31,000
  • Death by Car Accident: 32,000
  • Death by Suicide: 38,000
  • Death by Influenza and Pneumonia: 50,000
  • Death by Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 50,000
  • Death by Diabetes: 69,000
  • Death by Alzheimer’s: 83,000
  • Death by Accidents: 121,00
  • Death by Stroke: 129,000
  • Death by Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 138,000
  • Death by Cancer: 575,000
  • Death by Heart disease: 598,000
  • Death by a person choosing to abort her baby: 1,212,000
(Not included in these stats is the number of people saved by guns and cars, also, it’s possible to die of many other causes that I didn’t list.).
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