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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 10:54 PM

3. Not murdered..

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31,755 homicides and suicides. Around 2/3 are suicides, some are defensive by the public or police. some are accidents, most of the remainder are murders, somewhere south of 10k annually...just sayn'

In the late 1700s, there were somewhere around 55,000 residents of the city of Philadelphia. Divide it out and you will see that at America's current rate of gun death, the entire Constitution-era city of Philadelphia could have been completely depopulated in approximately 21 months.

The current rate of "gun death" in the US is 10.2 per 100k for all causes.. Just to simplify that rate on a population of 50k would be 5.1 deaths by firearms annually..it may have actually been higher at that time...it would be interesting to know..

No, a rate of 10.2 per 100k annually probably wouldn't have changed their minds..

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