U.S. Gun Death Rate Hit 20-Year High in 2017, CDC Data Shows

Nearly 40,000 people were killed by guns in the United States in 2017, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The total brings the country’s gun death rate to its highest point in more than two decades. The CDC’s WONDER public health database shows that 39,773 people died from firearms … Continue reading U.S. Gun Death Rate Hit 20-Year High in 2017, CDC Data Shows