How to Reduce Your Risk of Death by Gun Violence

How to Reduce Your Risk of Death by Gun Violence

These are things one can implement fully and immediately with no permission or agreement from anyone else but are entirely in the control of any individual. Do you want to reduce your risk of death by gun violence? If so, consider these 10 common sense ways to do so. These are things one can implement fully and immediately with no permission or agreement from anyone else but are entirely in the control of any individual. Marching to persuade politicians is a very indirect way of reducing anyone’s risk from gun violence. And considering their track record on so many issues, politicians may end up putting us all at further risk when all is said and done. Don’t commit suicide. This is the most common gun-related death, being about 63% of all firearm deaths in the US . Adopt a policy of not escalating any road rage situations. If someone does something offensive on the highways have it pre-settled in your mind to react by de-escalating the situation (refrain from responding in kind) and back off to allow the heat of the moment to cool. Do not join a gang. Violence is the accepted norm among gang members , resulting in many becoming victims of gun violence. Do not buy or sell illegal drugs. Yes, I do know that it’s the drug laws more than the drugs themselves that leads to gun violence among drug buyers and sellers. But, people already on the wrong side of the law are more […]

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