Guns in America: The Impact of Guns on Society

March 12, 2013 | By

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. The United States leads the world in guns, owning forty-six percent of them. So what impact do all of these guns have on the society of the United States? According to the infographic below, guns have a large impact on the 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. Check out the infographic from NumberSleuth.org for more information.

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Guns in America: The Impact of Guns on Society

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