Tougher Gun__Control

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More gun control laws would reduce gun deaths

there was 464,033 total deaths between 1999 and 2013 270,237 suicides (58.2% of total deaths) and 174,773 homicides (37.7%) and 9.983 unintentional deaths (2.2) Guns were leading cause of death by homicide (66.6% of all homicides) and by suicides (52.2% of all suicides) firearms were 12th leading cause of deaths. So study published in the America journal of public heath found purchasing a hand gun would appear to be associated with a long lasting increased risk of violent deaths. ProCon.org.

Countries with restrictive gun control laws have lower gun homicide and suicide rates than the United States

Both Switzerland and finland require owners to acquire licenses and pass background checks that include mental and criminal records 2007 Switzerland ownership rates with 45.7 guns per 100 people 9about 3,400,000 gun total) in 2009 Switzerland had 24 gun homicides (0.31 deaths per 100,000 people) and 253 gun suicides (3.29 deaths per 100,000 people. The United States gun ownerships rates with 88.8 guns per 100 people that's ( about 270,000,000 guns total). And 2007 the United States had 12,632 gun homicides (4.19 deaths per 100,000 people and 17,352 gun suicides. we found that across developed countries where guns are more available, there are more homicides. ProCon.org

More Gun Control laws are needed to protect women from domestic abusers and stalkers.

Five women are murdered with guns every day in the united states. A women's risk of being murdered increases 500% if gun is present during a domestic dispute. between oct.7th, 2001 and 2012 6410 women were killed with gun by there intimate partner in the United State. 86% of women are killed by firearms and 11.4 times more likely to be the victims of gun homicides and 57% of mass shootings involved domestic violence. ProCon.org