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Monday, August 22nd, 2016

 

GUNS ARE FOR RESPONSIBLE PEOPLE, NOT FOR ANYONE WHO CAN AFFORD IT

HAVE WE SURRENDERED TO THE NRA?

As the gun debate rages on in America, gun violence is far from over. According to gunviolencearchive.org, an not-for-profit organization that tracks incidents of gun violence across the country. This year alone, there have been 248 mass shootings, (a mass shooting is an incident where at least four people are shot), there have been more than 35,000 gun-related incidents. Out of these incidents, 9,170 people have been killed, to put it in context, less than 4,500 soldiers were killed in the Iraq war under President George Bush’s presidency. Gun violence has injured almost 20,000 people. There have been 206 officer-involved shootings where an officer has either been shot or killed and there have been almost 1,200 incidents of officer-involved shootingsRead More


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