By: Damon Stachura anD GREGORY TOBOYEK 7th hour
1. 16,272 murders were commited in the USA during 2008 and 10,886 was using firearms.
2. In 2005, 96% of the firearm murder victims in Chicago were killed with handguns.
3. Based on survey data from a 2000 study, civilians use guns to defend themselves and others from crime at least 989,883 times per year.
4. This graph was made in 2005:
1. Never point a gun at someone
2. Always treat a gun as if it was loaded
3. Never put your finger on the trigger unless you are ready to shoot
4. When a gun is stored take out the clip and put a safety clip on it then store ammunition locked up in a separate location
5. Always wear eye protection