THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: November 1, 2017

Given the media reports on the U.S., you might think we are the only ones with gun violence problems. Unfortunately we are not alone.  According to a Global Burden of Disease study in 2013, firearms were the cause of 180,000 deaths worldwide, up from 128,000 in 1990.  Approximately 47,000 were unintentional.  “The death toll from small arms dwarfs that of all other weapons systems — and in most years greatly exceeds the… Read More