Less Guns Less Death!
Avoid Gun Violence
AMERICA HAS THE HIGHIEST RATE OF DEATH BECAUSE OF GUNS CAUSING HOMICIDES.
- Over 300 million Americans own guns. (NY Times)
- In March 2014 there was a study on gun rates by the International Review Of Law and Economics, revealing that when gun ownership went down so did suicides.
- Between 2000 and 2010 Firearm suicides were accounted for 61% in the United States. (Should More Gun Controls Laws Be Enacted?)
- Between 1999 and 2013 there were over 270,237 suicides in the United States. (Gun Control)
There are not enough background checks being done.
- About 40% of gun sales are done without any background check allowing dangerous people to be armed. (NY Times)