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Do we die of guns?

These days, US media have been focused on the impact that gun ownership has in homicides, due to the tragic massive-murder that occurred last month in Newtown. I previously covered the overall inconsistency of data that correlate gun ownership with increased murder rates. That analysis was…

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Gun ownership does not predict firearm homicides. [Or it does in US?]

Amendment Jan 2013: This post looks at numbers available from the UN Office for Drug and Crime on homicide rates per country and rate of gun ownership published in a Guardian article by the blogger Simon Rogers. My conclusion from data…

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