Skip to main content

FBI: Knives Are Five Times Deadlier Than Guns

FBI: Knives Are Five Times Deadlier Than Guns
Five times more dangerous than rifles according to latest FBI crime stats. (Photo source: DreamsTime.com)

In news unsurprising to anyone familiar with crime statistics, the recent FBI data revealed five times as many deaths are caused by knives than guns according to a recent Breitbart News article.

In the piece, Breitbart linked to multiple examples from the recent FBI crime study that demonstrated that knife attacks are a vastly greater threat to Americans than firearms. This runs contrary to every Democratic presidential nominee’s talking points on the Second Amendment and the impact of gun ownership in America.

The recent FBI study flies in the face of anti-gun advocates who proport that so-called “assault weapons,” pose an enormous threat to the safety of American citizens. According to the latest data, roughly 1,500 deaths are caused each year by knives, while only 297 were caused by rifles of any type in 2018.


Though this shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the scare tactics utilized by those who wish to disarm Americans. After all, as we’ve seen from countless individuals with direct ties to the highest people in the Democratic party, they aren’t above fabricating stories about MAGA-hat wearing hoodlums to advance their cause. Hopefully these Machiavellian tactics do more to discrete their lies and misdirect than galvanize support. Especially when empirical data like this FBI study, demonstrably prove their rhetoric untrue. 


GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Pulsar Thermion Thermal Scope

Pulsar Thermion Thermal Scope

Want to hit a target in the dark? Patrick Sweeney will tell you how to use the Pulsar Thermion thermal scope.

NEMO Arms Omen 3.0 Match Rifle

NEMO Arms Omen 3.0 Match Rifle

Rikk Rambo took the NEMO (New Evolution Military Ordnance) Arms Omen Match 3.0 rifle on a nine-month Alaskan adventure.

Leupold Freedom RDS

Leupold Freedom RDS

Patrick Sweeney reviews the Leupold Freedom RDS optic with bullet drop compensator!

Firearms News Reviews the S&W M&P 2.0 9mm Compact Pistol

Firearms News Reviews the S&W M&P 2.0 9mm Compact Pistol

Firearms News editor Vince DeNiro runs the Smith & Wesson M&P 2.0 9mm compact pistol through a self-defense drill.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

The Wilson Combat-SIG Sauer WCP320 pistol is now legal for IDPA Stock Service Pistol Class Competition and USPSA Production/Carry Optics Classifications.WCP320 Pistol Now Legal for IDPA and USPSA Handguns

WCP320 Pistol Now Legal for IDPA and USPSA

Firearms News Staff - August 14, 2020

The Wilson Combat-SIG Sauer WCP320 pistol is now legal for IDPA Stock Service Pistol Class...

This article will walk you through the process of building a Glock pistol from an 80 percent frame.How To Build a Glock From an 80 Percent Frame Gunsmithing

How To Build a Glock From an 80 Percent Frame

Gus Norcross - August 13, 2020

This article will walk you through the process of building a Glock pistol from an 80 percent...

Unless Democrats rescind their proposed Gun Issuing Board, threats and anti-rights promises don't matterGun Control Speeches at DNC Misleading 2nd Amendment

Gun Control Speeches at DNC Misleading

JPFO - August 21, 2020

Unless Democrats rescind their proposed Gun Issuing Board, threats and anti-rights promises...

The Masada is IWI's first striker-fired pistol and is an accurate, good looking polymer handgun that has a great trigger.IWI Masada Pistol Review Handguns

IWI Masada Pistol Review

Bob Taubert - August 19, 2020

The Masada is IWI's first striker-fired pistol and is an accurate, good looking polymer...

See More Trending Articles

More 2nd Amendment

Biden released a statement officially launching his administration's full-scale assault on the right to keep and bear arms as protected by the Second Amendment.Biden Launches Attack Against the 2nd Amendment and Gun Owners 2nd Amendment

Biden Launches Attack Against the 2nd Amendment and Gun Owners

Mark Chesnut - February 16, 2021

Biden released a statement officially launching his administration's full-scale assault on the...

Second Amendment Foundation's nationwide television advertising campaign has been so positive that the organization announced it will extend and expand the campaign for another week.Response To SAF's Nationwide 2A Campaign Huge Extended 2nd Week 2nd Amendment

Response To SAF's Nationwide 2A Campaign Huge Extended 2nd Week

Second Amendment Foundation - January 19, 2021

Second Amendment Foundation's nationwide television advertising campaign has been so positive...

Unfortunately for American gun owners, some favors were granted to gun-ban groups via provisions deep within the measure.Anti-Gun Provisions Passed in 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act 2nd Amendment

Anti-Gun Provisions Passed in 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act

Mark Chesnut - January 11, 2021

Unfortunately for American gun owners, some favors were granted to gun-ban groups via...

See More 2nd Amendment

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW OUR CURRENT ISSUE Arrow

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Firearms News App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Firearms News subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now