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Armed Violence in Numbers

2 of 3 people killed by armed violence die in countries at peace

2 bullets are produced each year for each person on the planet

700 people are estimated to be killed with arms each day in Latin America

As MCC workers in Latin America, we see firsthand the injuries, deaths, and suffering caused by guns and other weapons. The current violence in Mexico and Central America, the on-going internal armed conflict in Colombia, and violence in marginal urban neighbourhoods throughout the region are evidence of the easy availability of weapons…

Read the entire blog entry on the MCC Latin America Advocacy Blog. To add your support to a petition in favor of the treaty, follow this link: http://www.controlarms.org/home.

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