May 2, 2013

Gun Violence in America

Gun Homicide Rate Declines By Half Since 1993 Peak

Gun Homicide Rate Declines By Half Since 1993 Peak

Gun homicides, violent gun crime and violent crime overall have fallen since the early 1990s. While there is little agreement as to the cause of these declines, the aging of the population, declining crack cocaine usage and rising incarceration rates may have each contributed.