According to the Violence Policy Center, South Carolina has the ninth worst rate of gun violence in the nation. That includes suicides – which are more successful when a gun is used – accidents and homicides.
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In related news, an open carry group in Texas has postponed a planned march through a neighborhood founded by former slaves. The group is simply taking the “more guns everywhere is better for us” mantra to its natural conclusion, even if it makes little sense.
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Read more here: http://blogs.houstonpress.com/hairballs/2014/06/open_carry_advocates_plan_to_march_through_the_fifth_ward.php