Guns and gun violence in the US

I’ve built a number of visualizations concerning guns and gun violence over the last few weeks and recently assembled them into a collection here:

I’ve also embedded the visualizations from these very notebooks into a single webpage. Three of the embeddings are in response to button pushes allowing the user to select what form of visualization they’d like to see.

You can see that in action here:


Very, very nice!

Related: New evidence confirms what gun rights advocates have said for a long time about crime:

Lawful gun owners commit less than a fifth of all gun crimes, according to a novel analysis released this week by the University of Pittsburgh.

In the study, led by epidemiologist Anthony Fabio of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health, researchers partnered with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police to trace the origins of all 893 firearms that police recovered from crime scenes in the year 2008…

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