With the situation in Ferguson, the New York Times mapped the distribution of military surplus through Defense Department program. Equipment, especially assault rifles, have gone to most parts of the United States.
Map of military surplus distribution
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Firearms Dealers vs. Burgers, Pizza, and Coffee
As of May 2016, there were 64,432 licensed firearms dealers and pawnbrokers, which got me wondering how that compares to other businesses.
Why People Visit the Emergency Room
These are the top 250 products that people injure themselves on or with in a year.
Most Common Jobs, By State
Instead of looking at only the most common job in each state, I found the top five for a slightly wider view.