12 Ways the Wild West Was Safer Than America Right Now

While there might be 101 ways to die in the West, there are at least a million more ways to eat it in 2019. From new forms of technology that have no sympathy for our mortal shortcomings to the rise of mass shootings, it feels like the world we live in is growing more dangerous every year. Today we take a look back at a notoriously violent time in American history to witness 12 ways in which the Wild West was actually safer than America is right now.

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