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Find Out the Number of Gun Deaths Near You and Where Your Reps Stand on Guns
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Find Out the Number of Gun Deaths Near You and Where Your Reps Stand on Guns

Melanie Pinola, Gawker Media

Find Out the Number of Gun Deaths Near You and Where Your Reps Stand on Guns

Some parts of the country have experienced more gun-related deaths and injuries than others this year. The Guardian reveals how many people died from guns by district, congresspeople's votes on gun legislation, and whether they have ties to the gun lobby.

This is a controversial subject, but it's important for everyone to know where their congressional leaders stand on gun policy. As citizens, one of the only things we can do to make sure our reps are actually representing us is to contact them and act with our votes.

The data on gun deaths comes from the Gun Violence Archive, but it's incomplete because the non-profit organization is unable to count suicides, which are more difficult to track because they're not often reported by law enforcement and the media. Also, the total gun deaths per state might be higher than the total of all state districts, because some deaths were linked only to the state and not a specific congressional district.

Head to the link below to find your congressional district. You'll also see facts on your representatives like this:

Find Out the Number of Gun Deaths Near You and Where Your Reps Stand on Guns

Gun deaths in your district: what have your elected representatives done? | The Guardian

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