New Statistics from National Center for Health Statistics

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    New Statistics from National Center for Health Statistics


    Data recently released by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that in 2008, the number and per capita rate of firearm accident deaths fell to an all-time low. There were 592 firearm accident deaths (0.19 such accidents per 100,000 population) in 2008, as compared to 613 accidents (.20 per 100,000) in 2007. In 2008, the chance of a child dying in a firearm accident was roughly one in a million.

    Firearm accidents accounted for 0.5% of all accidental deaths; well below the percentages accounted for by motor vehicle accidents, falls, fires, poisonings, and several other more common types of mishaps.
    NRA-ILA :: Firearm Accident Fatalities at an All-Time Low
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    Yes, and if the number of people owning and getting trained with their guns keeps increasing, this number should fall even more.
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    That's good news. The fewer the better...

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    All people, whether for or anti firearms, should be properly educated on firearm operation & safety. Knowledge saves lives too.
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    But, but, but....with all those people carrying concealed weapons all around town and hoarding more guns at home, there should be blood flowing in the streets!

    The data must be wrong!
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    .20 down to .19 . . . Wow. But then again, it's someone's stats.
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    While it could be more people are trained in how to safely handle firearms it could also be a natural result of Darwinism in action. Either way, it is OK by me.
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