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September 5, 2013, 11:29 am 4 Comments
The Gun Report: September 5, 2013
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 31,672 people were killed by firearms in America in 2010. Slate’s gun-death tally, which we include at the end of each post, has recorded 7,897 deaths since the Newtown massacre last December—almost three times the total killed on Sept. 11, and nearly double the number of U.S. soldiers killed over the course of the nine-year-long Iraq War.
Sobering as this tally is, there’s still a glaring disparity between the C.D.C. figures and S