Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Reality of Handguns

Number of handgun-related killings by private U.S. citizens that were deemed justifiable homicides: 

-- less than 2.5% over the years 2004-2008.

Source: Julie Cantor, New England Journal of Medicine, June 30, 2010, in turn taken from Crime in the United States, 2008. Washington, DC: Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2009. (Accessed June 30, 2010, at

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