Shootings Costing U.S. $174 Billion Show Burden of Gun Violence

bloomberg.com — Televised images of Connecticut families grieving the loss of 26 first-graders and educators this week made Alfredo Valentin relive the pain he's endured since his teenage son was shot dead in New York 18 years ago. Shock, grief and an obsession with bringing the killers to justice consumed him for years.
RT @EdDarrell: @BloombergNews How to phrase? Gun owners sock taxpayers for $644 subsidy for each gun they own. Is that fair? http://t.c ...
RT @Nouriel: Shootings Costing U.S. $174 Billion Show Burden of Gun Violence, Bloomberg t.co/hoEm3iJ3 Have gun owners/producers p ...
RT @Nouriel: Shootings Costing U.S. $174 Billion Show Burden of Gun Violence, Bloomberg t.co/hoEm3iJ3 Have gun owners/producers p ...
"The societal cost of just one gun homicide averages $5 million, according to the institute." by @hgoldman77 t.co/o7y7VGWA
"cost of US gun violence in work lost, medical care, insurance, criminal-justice expenses...$174B in 2010" t.co/nR7EbV35
WWR this week compared guns to cigarettes in one area: both generate big healthcare costs. Guns: $174 billion in 2010 t.co/oG76HQLh
Gun violence cost the United States around $174 billion in 2010 t.co/DrDzfQbx #newtown