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More guns mean less crime

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Firearm Homicides 11,493

Non-firearm homicides 16,799

Unintentional falls 24,792

Drug abuse 25,500

Unintentional poisoning 31,758

Motor vehicle accidents 34,485

According to the FBI, nearly twice as many people are killed by hands and fists each year than are killed by murderers who use rifles.

Alcohol abuse 107,400

1,440,000 1,420,000 1,400,000 1,380,000 1,360,000 1,340,000 1,320,000 1,300,000 1,280,000 1,260,000 1,240,000 1,220,000 1,200,000

Unintentional injuries 118,021

Violent crime has been falling since 2007

Medical errors 195,000

If more helpless innocent citizens had a gun. less criminals will be inclined to try anything.

Over the last 40 years, the amount of guns in America per 1000 people has increased, whereas serious violent crimes have decreased.

Tobacco use 529,000

Without guns, your life could be at stake

Ana Elias  

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