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18 November 2007

Nevada Appeal

With more guns sold and registered per capita than anywhere in the U.S., Nevada is a gun state — always has been. It also is the gun-death state. According to the Center for Disease Control, since 2000, Nevada has led the nation with an average of 26 gun-related deaths per 100,000 people. War-torn Iraq averaged 32 gun deaths per 100,000 people last year, according to the same study. At least once a year, an accidental gun death here makes national... (GunPolicy.org)

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