How to Reduce Your Risk of Death by Gun Violence

Eleven good ideas, including:

Don’t commit suicide. This is the most common gun-related death, being about 63% of all firearm deaths in the US.

Do not join a gang. Violence is the accepted norm among gang members, resulting in many becoming victims of gun violence.

Stay away from Gun Free Zones. One study showed that 98% of all mass shootings happen in these places. Gun Free Zone signs tell violent people this is a spot where the picking will be easy. As for everywhere else, these predators may be deterred since they have to wonder if there’s already a good guy with a gun on the property.

And a final (unnumbered) word to the wise:

Thankfully, the odds of anyone in the U.S. dying from gun violence each year is exceedingly low. Implementing the suggestions here will reduce those odds even further.

The other eight good ideas are here:  Foundation for Economic Education
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