25 Facts About Gun Control In The US You Might Want To Know

Posted by , Updated on October 7, 2017


Do you own a gun? Either way, you probably have an opinion on gun control. To dispel some of the hype, today we’re going to try to take a look at the facts. We’ll lay out the pros and cons and hopefully help you come to your own conclusion on the matter. These are 25 Facts About Gun Control In The US You Might Want To Know.


Better gun control would likely help decrease the astronomical homicide rates found in isolated high crime neighborhoods around the country; the vast majority of Americans would be unaffected and continue to live lives free of gun violence.

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Many experts believe that tackling poverty and inequality would curb violence in high crime neighborhoods as well.

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On average, the US is an unusually violent country, but as we saw, almost all of this violence is concentrated in very specific high crime neighborhoods.

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In fact, in the last 40 years, rates of death due to assault have plummeted by half.

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Also, less households report having firearms, and firearm ownership is decreasing, especially among younger people.

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