The Undeniable Problem With Guns In One Quick Chart

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Shades of orange represent homicides, shades of blue represent suicides. It comes as no surprise that the weapon of choice in the vast majority of violent deaths is a gun. This is not something we can afford to ignore anymore, or explain away with a dismissive "a gun is just a tool, man!" In order for a gun to be a tool, it has to have a use other than killing. As far as I know, it doesn't.

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