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Infographic: Guns in America – The Impact of Guns on Society

The United States leads the world in guns and if you have watched any major news station within the past six months you are well aware that firearms and the safety of firearms are a hot topic in the United States.

According to this infographic guns have a very large impact on our society. In 2009 more than 30,000 people died from guns; 554 were an accident, 18,735 were suicides, and 11,493 were homicides. The gun related homicides made up sixty-eight percent of all homicides in 2009.

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