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Mon Dec 24, 2012, 02:14 PM

9. Guns v Murder “Gun Control Legislation” by CRS (Nov 14, 2012) reports the following.

 

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32842.pdf (pages 8-9)

In 1994 the Estimated Firearms-Related Murder Rate per 100,000 of the Population was 6.6. NIJ reports 44 million people owned 192 million firearms in 1994.

In 2007 the Estimated Firearms-Related Murder Rate per 100,000 of the Population was 3.9 and had dropped to 3.2 in 2011. NIJ reports people owned 294 million firearms in 2007.

From 1994 to 2007, firearm number increased from 192 million to 294 million.

From 1994 to 2007, Firearms-Related Murder Rate decreased from 6.6 to 3.9.

Table 2 of the report shows Suicides and Accidents rates associated with firearms also declined as firearm numbers increased.


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