Monday, May 6, 2013

"Firearms for Young Viewed as Routine" in Burkesville, Kentucky

Girl’s Death by Gunshot Is Rejected as Symbol. (The New York Times, 5/5/2013)

Burkesville, a once-busy river port, is the county seat of Cumberland County, Kentucky.  Ir has a population of 1,521, a 13% decline from 2000.

There are fewer people living in Cumberland County today than there were nearly 200 years ago in 1820.

Source (column graphs above and below):

Source:  CNN

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