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Sunday, February 18, 2007

Gun crime - studying the facts + figures

Thought and quote of the year so far: Ben Okechukwu - father of Ruth Okechukwu, who was stabbed to death by Robert Malasi in 2005 - said: "Not enough is being done to check the infiltration of guns and knives".

And just thought we could take a look at the gun crime statistics.

On Sunday AM this morning, a key statistic showed that more than half of those carrying out gun killings were teenagers.

This BBC article carries a statistical overview: Fighting gun crime

And the Gun Control Network is doing some worthy work.

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