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Response to slackmaster (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 11:41 AM

5. That, Sir, was Not Even A Good Try....

"Every day, 85 Americans are shot dead, about 53 of them in suicides. This figure is still lower than 1993's peak in gun deaths (37,666), but has risen significantly since firearm deaths reached a low in 2000 (28,393). The data goes back to 1979."

What the piece actually reports is that deaths owing to fire-arms have risen significantly over the last decade ( running at present about 31,000, compared to the low of about 28,000 ), and are expected to rise still further in coming years.

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