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Response to stevenleser (Reply #32)

Fri Sep 27, 2013, 11:17 PM

38. The US as a whole is one huge outlier

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/07/181998015/rate-of-u-s-gun-violence-has-fallen-since-1993-study-says

"Firearm-related homicides dropped from 18,253 homicides in 1993 to 11,101 in 2011," according to a report by the federal , "and nonfatal firearm crimes dropped from 1.5 million victimizations in 1993 to 467,300 in 2011.


Gun deaths have dropped 50% in 30 years, and gun crimes 75%.

In that same timeframe, how many tens upon tens of millions of new guns were purchased to add to the few hundred million already out there?

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