Monthly Archives: September 2013

Should We Have More Gun Control Laws? Three Facts that Will Make You Agree We Do

Gun control statistics

If you live in the U.S., sooner or later you might have gotten pulled into the debates on gun control that have been occurring over and over in response to different media stories. What is gun control? Most would agree that control is not about eliminating access to guns, but rather, restricting it to responsible people so that it does not fall into the wrong hands, or get used inappropriately. Here are a few reasons to be on the side of pro gun control debate.

1. Gun Control Statistics Illuminate the Downsides of Easy Access

Almost every week, a shooting makes the front pages papers in the U.S. Is it like this in other industrialized countries? No. What makes the U.S. unique, then? Among similar countries, the U.S. has one of the highest rates of gun ownership, and a correspondingl Continue reading