Lawyers.com Infographic: Guns in America

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With nearly half the population owning a gun, Lawyers.com created an infographic tracking the 50 US rampage killings involving firearms over the last 25 years.

Hundreds of millions of guns in America.

There have been 50 U.S. rampage killings involving firearms in the last 25 years

America is flooded with hundreds of millions of guns. Nearly half — 47 percent — of U.S. homes own a firearm. That’s 120-150 million people. As the Lawyers.com shows, we are paying the price for it.

The infographic may be freely published and distributed, and can be found at http://bit.ly/QaELDa.

Gun massacres at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin are just the latest in a long history of bloodbaths. There have been 50 U.S. rampage killings involving firearms in the last 25 years, and 82 percent involved legally obtained firearms. It’s easy to buy a gun today, and 43 states have some form of open carry law, thanks to legislation and the recent Supreme Court decisions.

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