Thursday, January 24, 2013

Which American Cities Have Third World Rates Of Violence?

The Atlantic Cities had a great piece that compared gun violence in American cities with the rates of gun violence in various nations around the world. Included in the story was this sobering bit:
If it were a country, New Orleans (with a rate 62.1 gun murders per 100,000 people) would rank second in the world.
Via The Atlantic Cities
There is also a really great map of the data. Hit the link to see the piece.

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