Guns Driving Down Life Expectancy in America

Violence not more common in US, but is more deadly

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 10, 2013 12:23 PM CST

(Newser) – With six violent deaths per 100,000 people in the United States, by far the highest rate among the world's richest countries, the prevalence of guns—especially unsecured guns—in America is lowering its life expectancy rate, according to a new report by the...   Read full story »


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