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1 May 2007

USA Today, Editorial

Americans recoiled in horror when a deranged student shot 32 people and himself at Virginia Tech on April 16. But few realize that about the same number of people were probably shot to death in the USA the next day, and the day after that and the day after that. An average of 32 people die in gun homicides every day, year after year. No one compiles an instant total of the nation's day-to-day shootings, but a quick search of newspaper stories turned up a familiar,... (GunPolicy.org)

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