‘Study’ Misled with the Data, But Made News

A “study” released at the end of last year predictably sparked headlines such as “US Leads the World in Child Gun Deaths.” Because this illustrates a familiar pattern, it deserves our attention still.

We know fatal firearm accidents are down, and near historic lows. We know that there are drastic differences between firearm accidents involving young children, and gang-related gun crime among teenagers and young adults. Combining the two and calling the result “child gun deaths” is deliberately misleading at best. We also know that other countries have far higher rates of firearm fatalities than the U.S. These facts beg the question – what does this new study really say?

Click here to read the entire article at NSSF.org.

 

Help us fight for your rights!

Become a member of Buckeye Firearms Association and support our grassroots efforts to defend and advance YOUR RIGHTS!

Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter

Get weekly news and instant alerts on the latest laws and politics that affect your gun rights. Enjoy cutting-edge commentary. Be among the first to hear about gun raffles, firearms training, and special events. Read more.

We respect your privacy and your email address will be kept confidential.

Mission

Buckeye Firearms Association is a grassroots organization dedicated to defending and advancing the right of citizens to own and use firearms for all legal activities, including self-defense, hunting, competition, and recreation. Read more.

JOIN