In response to the ‘gun violence’ discussion …

February 8, 2019
By Marcy Shortuse
To the Editor: In light of recent discussion of “gun violence,” here are some facts to frame the issue (most are FBI uniform crime statistics). Suicides account for about two-thirds of all U.S. firearm deaths. The U.S. homicide rate has fallen by more than half since its height between the mid-1970s and early 1990s, despite the addition […]

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