Re: GUNS: Statistics

Harvey Newstrom (
Wed, 3 Mar 1999 00:18:31 -0500

"Michael S. Lorrey" <> wrote:
> The 200 plus figure I do doubt is the 'accident' rate for kids. I would
> beleive its the death rate, including violent crimes.

I have posted over half a dozen pro-gun sources that agree with my claims. You still have failed to provide any sources for your claims, other than your "doubt."

> less than a few thousand people a year are killed by firearms here in the
> US annually

Where do you get these figures? Tens of thousands of people are killed by guns in the US annually!

See <>, where the Associated Press reported that "the US accounted for nearly half of the more than 88,000 gun deaths reported by the world's richest nations in 1994."

Harvey Newstrom <>
Author, Consultant, Engineer, Hacker, Researcher, Scientist.