Libertarians are nothing if not strong advocates of Second Amendment rights. In fact, this was one of the reasons why I left the Democratic Party for the Libertarian Party more than three years ago. Today, I’m going to talk about how gun violence statistics are greatly inflated in the United States, and what we can do to reduce gun deaths in the future without restricting our Constitutional rights.
Gun violence statistics in the U.S. are common political talking points; but how likely are you or your family to experience a gun-related death? To answer that question, we need to look at the numbers.