US Department Of Justice-FBI-Criminal Justice Info. Div.

Self-Defense Statistics-When Stats Are Colored With Attitude

67,740 Actual defensive uses of a gun per year on average. I call that a highly significant number.

Focusing on guns is a terribly distorted way to look at self defense. The human right of self defense is inarguable. In an assault many of us will attempt to defend ourselves. Does physically attempting to escape count? I think it should. Kicking, punching, screaming for help counts as self …