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GUN VIOLENCE BY THE the US has and

5% 50%

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NUMBERS of the world’s population of the guns

1 out of every 3 americans knows someone who has been shot mass shootings in US from 1982-2012

Was the killer’s weapon obtained legally? 50

civilian firearms

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in america every day

police firearms

30

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in america, there are

No 10

Unknown 0

268 people are shot

Yes

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~270,000,000 firearms possessed by civilians and only 897,000 carried by police

For every intruder stopped by a homeowner with a firearm, there are 4 gun-related accidents within the home

assault deaths in us by region (2010) northeast

SOUTH

west midwest

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