There have been 1,516,863 gun-related deaths since 1968, compared to 1,396,733 cumulative war deaths since the American Revolution. That’s 120,130 more gun deaths than war deaths -- about 9 percent more, or nearly four typical years worth of gun deaths. And that’s using the most generous scholarly estimate of Civil War deaths, the biggest component of American war deaths.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
More have died from civilian gun wounds since 1968...
...than have died in all the wars in US history, from all causes. Sobering paragraph from Politifact: