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Mon Dec 24, 2012, 03:14 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 [font color = ff0000 size = 3]6.6[/font]. NIJ reports 44 million people owned [font color = ff0000 size = 3]192 million firearms[/font] in 1994.

In 2007 the Estimated Firearms-Related Murder Rate per 100,000 of the Population was [font color = ff0000 size = 3]3.9[/font] and had dropped to 3.2 in 2011. NIJ reports people owned [font color = ff0000 size = 3]294 million firearms[/font] 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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