By the Numbers: Black Women Killed at Alarming Rate by Partners

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  • Marissa Alexander
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  • Are Guns the Solution or Problem?
  • Gun Violence
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  • An Overshadowed Crisis
  • When Men Murder Women
  • Startling Statistics
  • Disproportionate Rates
  • Known Killers
  • Known Killers
  • Die By the Gun
  • Weapon of Mass Destruction
  • Fighting Words

Gun Violence

"The picture that emerges from 'When Men Murder Women' is that women face the greatest threat from someone they know, most often a spouse or intimate acquaintance, who is armed with a gun," the study concluded. "For women in America, guns are not used to save lives, but to take them."

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