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Beware the ‘School Is More Dangerous Than the Military’ Talking Points

Posted on 24 May 2018

<p>Snopes.com explored the popular liberal talking point that (to quote the front of the New York <em>Daily News</em>) “more students or teachers killed by guns in U.S. schools than active-duty military deaths in 2018.” That statistic is true if you only count deaths in combat, and false if you include accidental deaths. But there are more than 50 million students in public schools, and only 1.3 million members of the armed forces.</p>