How Safe Are We?

EgyptAir Flight 804 went down this week, and experts immediately suspected an act of terrorism. Downed flights and TSA airport checks are high-visibility, regular reminders that we live in a dangerous world.

Amid the daily media noise and political hype surrounding war and terror, Americans understandably ask: “How safe are we?”

In a world of woes, it should be comforting to know we are pretty darn safe.

Perspective matters. In the United States, cars kill more people than terrorists. Bathrooms are more dangerous than airports or rock concerts.  Read more.