OFF TOPIC: Re: Obsession, paranoia, risks, was Re: GUNS/TOOLS: Needed? Paranoia!

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Sat Jan 13 2001 - 11:33:33 MST

I've heard (anecdotally) that the sub-population of the US with the
highest likelihood of being shot at, day to day, is the people who work
for the US Border patrol. Do we count them? How about cops? How about
the active duty military? What if someone carries a gun every day, but
doesn't actually own it?

Just trying for closure. I'll stop now.

"Michael M. Butler" wrote:
> Steve Nichols wrote:
> > I suspect that statistically *non-gun owning* Americans are wounded or
> > shot less than the average of the gun-owning population. What are the
> > figures on this?
> Good question. Who might collect such figures? How accurate would they
> be? What would they prove? Whose figures, if anyone's, would you
> believe?
> Anyone? Bueller?

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