Relatedly, check out this June 19, 2017 CNN.com story titled, Guns kill nearly 1,300 US children each year, Study says, that elaborates trends more fully.
A sense of proportion is necessary. Toddlers and home shootings and deaths are a much more serious problem than terrorists. We desperately need greater gun control in this country to save us from ourselves.
Gun deaths – intentional, accidental and self-inflicted – dwarf those related to terror. The talk is of secure borders but within the US many live in a state of fear
|‘An American is at least twice as likely to be shot dead by a toddler than killed by a terrorist.’ Photograph: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images|