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Schroeder, Matt. 2014 ‘Armed Violence in the United States.’ Small Arms Survey 2014: Women and Guns; Chapter 8, pp. 250-251. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 16 June

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Armed Violence in the United States

Few countries have a larger or more diverse civilian market for firearms than the United States. The Small Arms Survey estimates that, as of 2007, there were 270 million firearms owned by US civilians…

Source: Karp, 2011

Firearms factor prominently in violent crime in the United States. In 2011, nearly 70 per cent of homicides were committed with firearms, according to the US Department of Justice…

Source Cited:
Karp, Aaron. 2011. 'Estimating Civilian-owned Firearms.' Research Note No. 9.
Geneva: Small Arms Survey. September.

ID: Q11040

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