What the data says about gun deaths in the USA

John Gramlich of Pew Research –

The recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio – along with a spate of shootings in Chicago – have brought renewed attention to deadly gun violence in the United States.

– How many people die from gun-related injuries in the U.S. each year?

– What share of U.S. gun deaths are murders and what share are suicides?

What share of all murders and suicides in the U.S. involve a gun?

– How has the rate of U.S. gun deaths changed over time?

Which states have the highest and lowest gun death rates in the U.S.?

– How many people are killed in mass shootings in the U.S. every year?


About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Known as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
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