Or: “Math is hard,” says Eric Idle. (Scroll down.)
Just a reminder that something like 12,000 Americans die gun-related homicides every year.
That is 0.004% of the population.
(And 1% of that 0.004% represents mass killing sprees.)
Of those 12,000, a far more significant percentage of the victims are actually career criminals killing each other or being killed by cops or armed homeowners in self-defense.
RELATED: “People are bad at estimating risks…”
Taking an aspirin every day may help prevent heart disease and stroke but, for a middle-aged man, it is nearly as risky as driving a car or working as a firefighter
And by the way:
Being a truck driver is risker than being a firefighter…