Friday, December 14, 2012

Ezra Klein: At Least 61 Mass Murders With Guns Since 1982, In America

Ezra Klein has a list of 11 facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States, it includes this

The list includes 11 facts that gun nuts do not want to hear. Tough. 

On Ezra's list is this very obvious fact:  
More guns tend to mean more homicide.
The Harvard Injury Control Research Center assessed the literature on guns and homicide and found that there’s substantial evidence that indicates more guns means more murders. This holds true whether you’re looking at different countries or different states. Citations here.