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In Guns We Trust- Jan 2017

I was reading about America people have killed more of it's own citizens since 1968 than the amount of killed soldiers in all of their wars and I came to realise that the American Civil War never ended!

Here's the data:

Number of Americans

Killed on battlefields in all wars in history: 1,396,733

Killed by firearms in the US since 1968: 1,516,863

(NYT)

The US has the highest murder rate and incarcerates more of it's citizens than any other developed country. The flag of the US has always been the biggest billboard of it's myth of freedom and security when all the facts point otherwise.

So I wanted to put this down: that guns were engrained into their country's pysche as much as the monarchy is in the UK...so here's what I did:

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