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No innocent guns were harmed in either of the following incidents. Friday, An astrophysicist from Surrey, England died after being hit in the head by a stray bullet while lying in bed during a trip to Atlanta to visit his girlfriend. Several shots were fired from a neighboring apartment building and one struck Dr. Matthew Willson, 31. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/jan/21/british-man-...A 12-year-old wrote the governor of Tennessee to oppose a new gun law reducing restrictions on guns before winter break. A stray bullet killed Artemis Rayford on Christmas. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/01/22/tennessee-g...The UK has a firearms death rate, homicide and suicide, of 0.23 per 100,000 people. Georgia has a firearm death rate of 12.1 per 100,000, right in line with the national average.Only nine countries on the world have a worse firearms death rate than Georgia and the USA. Only eight of them are worse than Tennessee, with a death rate of 16. https://worldpopulationreview.com/country-rankings/gun-death...https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/firearm_mortality/...
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