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White-on-black homicide is 10 times as likely as black-on-white homicide to be ruled justified

White-on-black homicide is 10 times as likely as black-on-white homicide to be ruled justified

Homicides with a white perpetrator and a black victim are more likely to be ruled justified than when the races are reversed.

Source: 2013, Race, Justifiable Homicide, and Stand Your Ground Laws: Analysis of FBI Supplementary Homicide Report Data
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Women’s real median compensation grew by 73% from 1979 to 2013

Women's total compensation

During that same period, men’s real median compensation grew by only 13 percent.

Source: 2015, Beyond the Wage Stagnation Story
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1.3 million veterans—10%— lacked health insurance in 2010


1.3 million veterans—10%-- lacked health insurance in 2010

Nearly half of uninsured veterans had incomes low enough to qualify for Medicaid in states that accepted ACA expansion.

Source: 2012, Uninsured Veterans and Family Members: Who are they and Where Do They Live?
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5: Number of counties nationwide with property tax bills exceeding 3% of the median home price

5: Number of counties nationwide with property tax bills exceeding 3% of the median home price

From 2007 to 2011, most counties had property tax bills that were between 0.5 and 1.5 percent of the median home price. 

Source: 2013, Property Taxes in the United States
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The federal gas tax has held steady at 18.4 cents since 1995

The federal gas tax has held steady at 18.4 cents since 1995

Though the federal gas tax hasn’t changed, the average state gas tax has ranged from 21 to 29 cents per gallon since 2000.

Source: 2012, Gas Taxes, Gas Prices, and Fuel Economy
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About 77 million Americans have a report of debt in collections

More than a third of adults with a credit file have a debt in collections and owe, on average, $5,178.

Source: 2014, Delinquent Debt in America
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