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Gun Deaths in your District

courtesy of theguardian.com, January 9, 2017

Want to fix gun violence in America? Go local.

The map of America’s gun violence epidemic can seem overwhelming. There were more than 13,000 gun homicides in the US in 2015, across nearly 3,500 cities and towns. But the toll of this gun violence was not distributed equally.

Half of America’s gun homicides in 2015 were clustered in just 127 cities and towns, according to a new geographic analysis by the Guardian, even though they contain less than a quarter of the nation’s population.

Go HERE for the detailed story and interative maps

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