Monthly Archives: August 2013

With so Much Being Slung Back and Forth, It Is Difficult To Know Where To Stand on Gun Control

Debates on gun control

As we all know, the gun control debate arguments have been raging like wildfires for some time now. Whether it was the Treyvon Martin Stand Your Ground fiasco, the Batman shooting in Aurora, Colorado, the Virginia Tech shooting, or the tragic Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut, the gun control debate pros and cons have been bandied about for what seems like decades. But sometimes it is difficult to follow it all, and it is virtually impossible to get all of the information. Read on for some pertinent data pertaining to both sides, and then you have the freedom to decide for yourself.

The Pro Gun Control Debate

About 33,000 Americans were victims of gun related deaths in 2011. That comes out to just over 10 of every 100,000 people were killed by a gun. Only nine of the United States have gun lock laws Continue reading