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  •  CDC figures for 2010 (3+ / 0-)
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    kmoore61, snowwoman, lyvwyr101

    They do not break out concealed carry as a separate category. (Source here.)

    Total firearm deaths:           31,672
    Suicide by firearm:               19,392
    Homicide by firearms:           11,078
    Accidental discharge:                606
    Intent unknown:                       252

    Of the "accidental discharge" deaths, 25 were ages 1-4 and 37 were ages 5-14.

    For comparison, deaths due to complications of pregnancy were 825, and accidental drownings, 3,782.

     

    •  As always, (1+ / 0-)
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      lyvwyr101

      The person most likely to kill you with a gun is yourself.  Not some "bad guy out there".

      Conservatives need to realize that their Silent Moral Majority is neither silent, nor moral, nor a majority.

      by nominalize on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 07:16:01 AM PST

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