Putting America’s Gun Violence in Perspective — Chart 11

U.S. Cities Have Gun Homicide Rates Similar to the Worst of the Worst Worldwide

The gun murder rates of U.S. cities are disproportionately high and match up with some of the worst nations in the world.

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New Orleans, for example, is comparable to the nation with the highest known gun murder rate: Honduras.