FBI stats: Nearly 3 times as many people stabbed to death as killed with rifles, shotguns

FBI stats: Nearly 3 times as many people stabbed to death as killed with rifles, shotguns

[Ed. – That’s rifles and shotguns combined.  Yet it’s always rifles that gun-haters want to take away from people with gun-restriction laws.]

Crime Report (UCR) shows nearly three times more people were stabbed or hacked to death than were killed with rifles and shotguns combined.

Breitbart News previously reported this UCR shows nearly twice as many people were beaten to death with “hands, fists, feet, etc.” in 2015 than were killed with rifles of any kind.

According to the FBI, the number of people killed with rifles and shotguns in 2015 totals approximately 548. Nearly three times that many, approximately 1,573, were stabbed or hacked to death.

These facts are especially interesting when you consider that the Democrats emerged from the Sandy Hook Elementary attack with a plan to ban numerous rifles, politically categorized “assault weapons,” and certain shotguns as well.

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