April 22, 2007

An interesting look at gun fatalities in the USA

The NY Times has a great chart that shows firearms fatalities grouped by type for a given age of victim. Some interesting bits pop up:
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I knew that the majority of the "Children's Deaths" were due to gang activity (as the proponents of Gun Control use the age of 21 as a cut-off point for their "Children's" definition. Didn't realize that 25 old white farts were eating a pistol every day. Posted by DaveH at April 22, 2007 8:42 PM