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

Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2013 | Posted in ,

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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