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Mass. has lowest US rate of gun deaths
Boston Globe [MA], by Travis Andersen

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Posted By:nhchemist, 1/11/2017 3:42:26 PM

Massachusetts had the lowest gun death rate in the country in 2015, newly released federal data shows, and advocacy groups on Tuesday attributed the state’s ranking to its tough firearm laws. There were 213 gun deaths in the state in 2015, for a rate of 3.13 per 100,000 residents, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. The CDC calculates the gun death rate by dividing fatalities by the state’s population and multiplying that figure by 100,000. Total gun deaths include homicides, suicides, and accidental shootings.

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More fake news serving the gun control industry. Homicide death rate for NH and MA; 0.0 and 2.1. Firearm mortality for NH and MA; 8.9 and 3.1. I guess NH needs better hunter training, since we don´t murder each other at the rate MA does.

Statistics from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/stats_of_the_states.htm

Headline corrected by staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NYbob, 1/11/2017 3:59:19 PM     (No. 11104720)

Not reported the number of rapes and robberies of victims who were unconstitutionally disarmed by the state.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 1/11/2017 4:06:02 PM     (No. 11104736)

They didn´t break out the type of firearm death (criminal, accidental and most important since its the highest, suicide. So this report could be another politically motivated from a political agency desperate to get more money form politicians to skew the reality of the deaths. It could be mental health and gang related violence are more an issue than gun laws.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 1/11/2017 4:09:45 PM     (No. 11104742)

Horse hockey. IL has far more restrictive gun laws... And it has Chicago. Any questions?


Reply 4 - Posted by: bkt23, 1/11/2017 4:27:22 PM     (No. 11104776)

Seattle is a relatively affluent city across the board, has strict gun laws, and very few crimes committed with firearms.

Chicago´s population swings wildly from very wealthy to dirt-poor, has very strict gun laws, and a huge number of crimes committed with firearms.

It´s not the laws or the accessibility of firearms. It´s the people. Anyone saying differently is an ignorant idiot or embraces an anti-gun ideology (but I repeat myself).


Reply 5 - Posted by: rubberneck, 1/11/2017 4:35:59 PM     (No. 11104791)

The take-away: you can use "statistics" to make pretty much any point you want - it´s just a matter of figuring out how to skew those numbers.

Or as Mark Twain explained it: "There are lies, DAMNED lies, and statistics."


Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/11/2017 4:38:00 PM     (No. 11104800)

Oh, the Democraps can fix that, move all the thugs in Chicago to Mass, they will fix it in a few days!


Reply 7 - Posted by: Civilservant, 1/11/2017 4:38:16 PM     (No. 11104801)

But the highest pressure cooker death rate.


   

 

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ByteGuru, 1/11/2017 5:25:29 PM     (No. 11104889)


If this is true it probably speaks more to the racial demographics than anything else.



Reply 9 - Posted by: Scribelus, 1/11/2017 6:30:01 PM     (No. 11104974)

Show me the rate of gun deaths by State, and compare it with the population of blacks by State. Although it is true that correlation does not prove cause, the comparison should prove informative.
The black population of MA in 2015-2016 was about 6%.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Fat Elvis, 1/11/2017 6:39:32 PM     (No. 11104987)

Yeah, especially now that Whitey Bulger´s in prison


Reply 11 - Posted by: web, 1/11/2017 6:40:08 PM     (No. 11104990)

Chicago has very strict gun laws, as well. There must be some other variable. I wonder what it could be?


Reply 12 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/11/2017 7:15:02 PM     (No. 11105031)

Don´t worry, Chicago more than makes up for that little itty bitty state.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 1/11/2017 7:38:35 PM     (No. 11105064)

Lot of white snowflakes up that way....


Reply 14 - Posted by: kono, 1/11/2017 9:41:01 PM     (No. 11105213)

Given a set of statistics and an assertion, a gifted statistician can present the former in ways that appear to positively confirm the latter. And there are plenty of idealistic MIT aces (in Massachusetts) who are politically to the left of Mao and more than willing to provide their services to the distortion of numbers in an attempt to justify the elimination of gun rights.


Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/12/2017 2:15:56 AM     (No. 11105415)

Libtard MA no doubt hides the real number of deaths just like the murder capitol of the world Chicago does.


Reply 16 - Posted by: dvc, 1/12/2017 2:38:40 AM     (No. 11105424)

Conflating suicides by gun with murders is intentional misinformation, i.e. "gun deaths". Carefully crafted lie.

Homicide rate is the correct measure.

New Hampshire is lowest at 1.1, then Hawaii, Vermont, Maine, Utah, and finally Mass comes in at 6th, tied with Idaho where guns are essentially unregulated by state laws. Note that the murder rate in Mass is almost twice that of New Hampshire, which has much more relaxed firearms laws than Mass.

No correlation between gun laws and murders with guns, NONE. Been tested time and time again, but gun control does not work.



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