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In 2015, Guns Will Kill More Young Americans Than Car Accidents

By Penny Okamoto, Executive Director of Ceasefire Oregon

Data from the Center for Disease Control indicates that this year, guns will surpass cars as the leading killer of people under 25.

Deaths from car accidents have been on the decline due to improved technology and tougher laws.

Deaths by gun-which are mainly suicides, unintentional shootings, or domestic violence, have been trending slightly upwards.…