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In some countries, the odds of getting shot are 1 in a million. In the U.S., it’s 1,000 times higher

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This is America.

In some countries, the odds of getting shot are 1 in a million. In the U.S., it’s 1,000 times higher

Imagine that in a single year, a ubiquitous household item was implicated in the death of every man, woman and child in the city of Glendale, Ariz., America’s 87th largest city with a population of 251,269. That, in essence, was the global toll of humanity’s obsession with firearms.

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