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“Top Ten Most Murderous States for Women Killed by Men” from Huffington Post, 10/26/2010

Friday, October 29, 2010

The article reports, “Each year for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October the Violence Policy Center releases its report When Men Murder Women. This VPC study, using the most recent data available from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s unpublished Supplementary Homicide Report, details national and state-by-state information on female homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender (the scenario most often featured by the gun lobby and gunmakers in their marketing efforts targeting women). Included in the study’s findings is a ranking of the states by their per capita rate of females killed by males.”

Read the full article at:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/josh-sugarmann/top-ten-most-murderous-st_b_774021.html