Archive for November, 2013

Guns and Violence: An International Problem

Written by Gun Control. Posted in Homepage

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Gun violence accounts for thousands of deaths in America ever year. Gun deaths in the Unites States totaled 31,672 in 2010, according to the Center for Disease Control. Gun control statistics also show that per 100 people, Americans own the most fire arms of any nation’s people. With these numbers in mind, lawmakers around the country are working to increase restrictions on the purchase and distribution of guns. While a recent proposal by the President to enforce background checks on guns purchased online or at gun shows did not gain enough votes, he continues to push pro gun Republicans and Democrats to consider the damage unrestricted access to guns have caused. In response to this push for tighter firearms control, many organizations have voiced their opinion. One well known public show of support for gun