Art Hobson: America's unexamined gun problem

Firearms backers resist research on their favored weapons

Posted: July 26, 2016 at 1 a.m.

Gun violence kills far more people in the U.S. than in any other developed nation. Our per-capita firearm homicide rate is 20 times that of other industrialized (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) nations. It's a heavy toll: Some 30,000 firearms-related homicides and suicides annually in the U.S.

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