Husbands Are Deadlier Than Terrorists

    With the President Donald Trump Reality Show, it’s easy to be distracted by ANGRY ALL-CAPITAL TWEETS or Oval Office tantrums. But resist, and stay focused on matters of life and death.

    Consider two critical issues: refugees and guns. Trump is going berserk over the former, but wants to ease rules on the latter. So let’s look at the relative risks.

    In the four decades between 1975 and 2015, terrorists born in the seven nations in Trump’s travel ban killed zero people in the United States, according to the Cato Institute. Zero.

    In that same period, guns claimed 1.34 million lives in the United States, including murders, suicides and accidents. That’s about as many people as live in Boston and Seattle combined.

    It’s also roughly as many Americans as died in all the wars in U.S. history since the American Revolution, depending on the estimate used for Civil War dead.

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