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Well, would you look at that. States that have... - Michael A Ventrella
Well, would you look at that. States that have the harshest gun laws have the least amount of gun deaths and vice versa. Who would have ever imagined?
crime  gov2.0  guns  politics  statistics  state 
april 2018 by rgl7194
Gun Laws vs Gun Deaths | SafeHome.org
Firearm legislation is a much discussed issue these days, and there are many opinions that surround it. Statistics can even be unpacked to adhere to certain viewpoints on the topic. For example, the U.S. has the highest rate of gun violence when compared with Western Europe, but falls around the median when compared with countries in North and South America.
Similarly, some states have more issues with firearms than others. The South, in particular, is a consistently high-risk area for firearm violence, while California and much of the Northeast have per capita rates that pale in comparison. However, some states with strict gun laws, such as Illinois, can still have significant rates of gun deaths, while states with extremely lax gun legislation, such as Arizona, aren’t quite as high on the list as you might expect.
Knowing the facts about firearms, crime trends in the U.S., and the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of gun legislation are a vital part of staying safe and informed. Continue reading to see the relationship between gun laws and gun deaths in the U.S.
politics  guns  data  crime  gov2.0  statistics 
april 2018 by rgl7194

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