Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
According to FBI crime statistics, there were 9,146 murders by firearm in 2009.
I also refute this allegation. It depends on how you define "murder" and count the numbers. I believe the FBI counts any killing by firearm, including self-defense as being murder.
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