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Mon Nov 9, 2015, 11:07 PM

400,000: Americans Who Died.....

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Neil deGrasse Tyson ✔ @neiltyson
400,000: Americans who died fighting in World War II.

400,000: Americans who died by household Firearms since 2001

12:20 PM - 9 Nov 2015
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https://twitter.com/neiltyson/status/663813313105559552?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw


Every day, 297 people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention.

Every day, 89 people die from gun violence:

31 are murdered
55 kill themselves
2 are killed unintentionally
1 is killed by police intervention
1 intent unknown.
Every day, 208 people are shot and survive:

151 shot in an assault
10 survive a suicide attempt
45 are shot unintentionally
2 are shot in a police intervention


In One Year on Average (all ages) Over 108,000 (108,476) people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, or by police intervention.

32,514 people die from gun violence

11,294 people are murdered
19,992 people kill themselves
561 people are killed unintentionally
414 are killed by police intervention
254 die but intent is not known
75,962 people survive gun injuries:

55,009 people are injured in an attack
3,791 people survive a suicide attempt
16,334 people are shot unintentionally
827 people are shot by police intervention


http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2015/11/a-terrible-tragedy-300-times-day.html
http://www.bradycampaign.org/key-gun-violence-statistics

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Reply 400,000: Americans Who Died..... (Original post)
kpete Nov 2015 OP
onehandle Nov 2015 #1
kpete Nov 2015 #3
PatrickforO Nov 2015 #2
msongs Nov 2015 #4
napkinz Nov 2015 #5
valerief Nov 2015 #6
moondust Nov 2015 #7
Javaman Nov 2015 #8
Agschmid Nov 2015 #9
hack89 Nov 2015 #10
KG Nov 2015 #11
Arugula Latte Nov 2015 #12
GP6971 Nov 2015 #13

Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 11:11 PM

1. 1.4M: Americans who died in Wars since 1776. 1.4M: Americans who died via household Guns since 1968.

I was just on my way here to post this...

1.4 Million: Americans who died in all Wars fought since 1776.

1.4 Million: Americans who died via household Guns since 1968

Neil deGrasse Tyson ✔ @neiltyson
https://twitter.com/neiltyson/status/663737372379619328

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Response to onehandle (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 11:13 PM

3. thanks onehandle

good night & peace,
kp

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 11:13 PM

2. K & R!

Got to keep getting the word out.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 11:16 PM

4. it's the price we ALL must pay so SOME people can "enjoy" themselves with their guns nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 11:17 PM

5. K&R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 11:30 PM

6. Kicked and retweeted. nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 12:11 AM

7. Insane. K/R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 11:20 AM

8. don't worry, the gun nuts will say...

while 89 people a day die, 208 survive!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 11:20 AM

9. Kick.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 11:23 AM

10. Time to make suicide prevention and adequate mental health care a national priority.

combine that with enhanced background checks (starting with UBCs), a crack down on criminal use of guns and illegal gun trafficking and we can put a serious dent in those numbers.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 11:42 AM

11. 2A uber alles!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 01:21 PM

12. Yay, 'murika!

 

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Nov 10, 2015, 03:11 PM

13. Locking

Please repost in one of the gun groups

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