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Fact Check: Guns in America

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 25, 2012 @ 9:00 am In Really, really bad calls,Think Tank | Comments Disabled

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Sources

Kenneth D. Kochanek, Jiaquan Xu, Sherry L. Murphy, Arialdi M. Minino, and Hsiang-Ching Kung. “Deaths: Final Data for 2009.” [2] National Vital Statistics Reports. Dec. 19, 2011.

Christpher S. Koper. “Crime Gun Risk Factors: Buyer, Seller, Firearm, and Transaction Characteristics Associated with Gun Trafficking and Criminal Gun Use.” [3] Jerry Lee Center of Criminology, University of Pennsylvania. 2007.

“Point, Click, Fire: An Investigation Of Illegal Online Gun Sales.” [4] City of New York. December 2011.

Caroline Wolf Harlow. “Firearm Use by Offenders.” [5] U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. November 2001.

Sam Stein. “Gun Owners Surveyed By Frank Luntz Express Broad Support For Gun Control Policies.” [6] The Huffington Post. Jul. 24, 2012.

U.S. Code, Title 18, Section 924(c) [7]

U.S. Code, Title 18, Section 2316 [8]

Ezra Klein. “Twelve Facts About Guns and Mass Shootings in the United States.” [9]  The Washington Post. Dec. 14, 2012.

Erin G. Richardson and David Hemenway. “Homicide, Suicide, and Unintentional Firearm Fatality: Comparing the United States With Other High Income Countries, 2003.” [10]  The Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care. January 2011.


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[2] “Deaths: Final Data for 2009.”: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr60/nvsr60_03.pdf

[3] “Crime Gun Risk Factors: Buyer, Seller, Firearm, and Transaction Characteristics Associated with Gun Trafficking and Criminal Gun Use.”: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/221074.pdf

[4] “Point, Click, Fire: An Investigation Of Illegal Online Gun Sales.”: http://www.nyc.gov/html/cjc/downloads/pdf/nyc_pointclickfire.pdf

[5] Caroline Wolf Harlow. “Firearm Use by Offenders.”: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/fuo.pdf

[6] “Gun Owners Surveyed By Frank Luntz Express Broad Support For Gun Control Policies.”: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/gun-owners-frank-luntz_n_1699140.html

[7] U.S. Code, Title 18, Section 924(c): http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/924

[8] U.S. Code, Title 18, Section 2316: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2316

[9] “Twelve Facts About Guns and Mass Shootings in the United States.”: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/12/14/nine-facts-about-guns-and-mass-shootings-in-the-united-states/?h

[10] “Homicide, Suicide, and Unintentional Firearm Fatality: Comparing the United States With Other High Income Countries, 2003.”: http://www.finlay-online.org/FILE/20110120114656684.pdf

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