Village Voice

New York Has Third Lowest Gun Death Rate in Nation

By Jon Campbell
January 30, 2015

The Violence Policy Center released its annual state rankings yesterday, and New York comes in strong, as the state with the third lowest per capita rates of gun fatalities for 2013, the year the study examined… “Gun ownership is still primarily a risk to the gun owner,” Butts says, and that’s been a part of the debate that has gotten little attention.

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