Gun Control Activists Rally Across The U.S. To Demand Urgent Action After Mass Shootings
But gun deaths are not limited to the shootings that make national headlines, the Pew Research Center writes. In 2017, the most recent year with complete data available,
nearly 40,000 people died from gun-related injuries. Six out of 10 of those deaths were suicides, while the rest were murders, involved law enforcement, were unintentional, or had unintended consequences.