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Gun Rhetoric vs. Gun Facts

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 12, 2013 @ 6:23 pm In Data Analysis,Digital Media | Comments Disabled

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Nice set of data points Annenberg Public Policy FactCheck.org [2].

Much of the rhetoric we hear is pretty misleading — gun violence, as it turns out, has actually declined in the USA the past several years — but still, it remains much higher than most other industrialized Western nations.

The full article is worth a look.

 


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