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The following charts were made in Microsoft Excel using data freely available to the public from the FBI Uniform Crime Reports.

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FBI Crime Data, 2006-2010

FBI Crime Data, murder by weapon, 2006-2010

This chart shows the distribution of murders by weapon for 2006 through 2010. Interesting to note is that semiautomatic rifles, like the AR-15, would be a subset of the Rifles category.

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FBI Crime Data, murders by weapon, 2010-2011

FBI Crime Data, murders by weapon, 2010-2011

This chart shows the distribution of murders by weapon for 2010 and 2011. Interesting to note is that semiautomatic rifles, like the AR-15, would be a subset of the Rifles category.

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FBI Crime Data, 2010-2011

FBI Crime Data, 2010-2011

This chart shows the downward trend of total murders and murders committed by firearms recent years.

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FBI Crime Data, 2011

FBI Crime Data, 2011

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FBI Crime Data, 2010

FBI Crime Data, 2010

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These charts show the percentage of murders committed by rifles in 2010 and 2011. Interesting to note is that semiautomatic rifles, like the AR-15, would be a subset of the Rifles percentages.

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