Tag Archive: Homicide Rate


Guns & Safety: The Facts

 

 

 

” For all the attempts by liberals to infringe on citizens’ Second Amendment rights, gun ownership soared from 192 million firearms to 310 million between 1994 and 2009 while the murder rate among Americans decreased by nearly half.

  And those statistics are not from the National Rifle Association. They’re from the government’s own Congressional Research Service.

  Is it coincidental that the overall murder rate declined as well, from 9 per 100,000 in 1994 to 4.7 per 100,000 in 2011? Not likely.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Look at the Homicide Rate in Obama’s Hometown of Chicago in 3 Charts

” President Obama traveled back to Chicago, his hometown and a city on track to become the murder capital of the United States.

In 2012 alone, there were over 500 homicides in the Windy City, according to a count from Redeye ChicagoChicago has a population that is only about a third the size of New York City, yet its homicide rate is fast approaching that of the Big Apple.”