Nearly 40,000 People Died From Guns in U.S. Last Year, Highest in 50 Years

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Dr. Garen Wintemute, an emergency medicine physician who is the director of the Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California, Davis, said that the rise in firearm deaths was a result of “a national unwillingness to take this problem seriously.”

Via The New York Times

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