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Gun Violence in America

DO YOU
feel safe?
going to the movies should be fun
not deadly
10.3 = deaths by gun per 100k in US
red states on average have the most deaths from gun violence
firearm deaths are lower in states with strict gun control.
270 million guns in America that's equal to roughly 90 guns for every 100 people
ABUSED women are 5x more likely to be killed if their partner has a gun
31,347 total number of Americans killed by guns in 2009
11,493 number of homicides involving a gun in 2009
18,735 suicides in the United States involving a firearm in 2009
66,769 nonlethal gunshot wounds in America in 2009
82% the percentage of Americans who believe we should strongly enforce the gun laws we have on record.
54% the percentage of Americans want harsher punishment for illegal gun sales than illegal drug sales.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
1 sign the petition asking presidential candidates to take a firm stand on gun control laws.
2 spread the word through facebook, twitter, pinterest, & your most important networks
http://bit.ly/controlguns
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Gun Violence in America

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Gun violence in America is some of the highest in the world. Here are the numbers.
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