Gun violence has decreased in recent years.
By EMILY DERUY
The Obama administration’s attempt to pass stricter gun laws following a series of fatal shootings has stalled after intense opposition from some Republicans and the powerful National Rifle Association. And while there have been a rash of recent shooting sprees - from the theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado to the Sandy Hook school massacre - it is also true that gun homicides, non-fatal gun crimes and non-fatal violent crimes have declined.
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