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26 January 2011

New York Times

Ultimately, the conundrum in firearms research comes in establishing what scientists call "causality." An analysis, for instance, of the 62 most urbanized counties in the United States conducted for The New York Times by Daniel Webster, co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, found that higher rates of gun ownership correlate with higher rates of per capita homicide, after adjusting for residents' ages. On average, counties in the top... (

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