According to the Center for Disease Control, 33,636 Americans croaked by weapon in 2013 — about person or persons every 15 minutes. And they disproportionately happen to young people. In point, more 15 -2 5-year-olds expire due to firearms in the U.S. than are killed while in machine vehicles.

The chart above proves some common causes of lethal injuries for young people between the ages of 15 and 25 from 1999 to 2013. The top blue line shows the rate of deaths by engine vehicle per 100,000 15 -2 4-year-olds — a person that includes beings driving autoes, razzing in autoes, riding motorcycles or bicycles, pedestrians who are been hit by vehicles, and many other situations. Taken all together, this is a bigger cause of death for young person than weapons, shown by the red-faced course, are.

However, if you merely look at engine vehicle dwellers — what most people think of when they think of boys expiring in a car crash — you can see that firearms are actually “the worlds biggest” cause of death.

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