Thursday, March 14, 2013

Guns in the United States: The Impact of Guns on Society [Infographic]

If you have watched any major news station within the past six months you are well aware that firearms and the safety of firearms are a hot topic in the United States.

According to this infographic guns have a very large impact on our society. In 2009 more than 30,000 people died from guns; 554 were an accident, 18,735 were suicides, and 11,493 were homicides. The gun related homicides made up sixty-eight percent of all homicides in 2009.

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Guns in America: The impact of having more guns in society
Via numbersleuth

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2 comments :

Anonymous said...

Blah Blah Blah. 15th cause of death in the US. Drunk drivers, heart disease, and medical malpractice are many times more likely to kill you.

Alvaro said...

Anonymous, maybe your entire family will die by the guns you have in the closet, and when that happens and you cry, i will say "blah blah blah, another stupid with guns".