Guns

  • 04.07.18

    5 Reasons The NRA Is Wrong

    The next time you hear someone repeating pro-gun NRA propaganda, respond with these five points....

    The next time you hear someone repeating pro-gun NRA propaganda, respond with these five points.

    Tags: Gun Laws, NRA, Guns
  • 03.22.18

    The Gun Control Debate: What Debate?

    Too often, when you raise the issue of guns in this country, it sparks highly divisive rhetoric with both sides drawing lines in the sand and pointing their arrows at each other. Caught in the middle, we see the faces and hear the voices of children who've witnessed the slaughter of their friends and teachers and w...

    Too often, when you raise the issue of guns in this country, it sparks highly divisive rhetoric with both sides drawing lines in the sand and pointing their arrows at each other. Caught in the middle, we see the faces and hear the voices of children who’ve witnessed the slaughter of their friends and teachers and who are crying out for action. The question is, will we hear them? Will we care enough to do something about it?

  • 02.15.18

    America Doesn’t Have More Crime Than Other Rich Countries. It Just Has More Guns.

    This article from Vox answers the question: "Why does the US have such a high rate of gun murders, by far the highest in the developed world? Is it because of guns, or is there something else going on?" It finds that America does not have a higher crime rate than other developed countries, the issue is that the cr...Read More

    Tags: Guns
  • 02.22.16

    The State of Gun Violence In The US, Explained in 18 Charts

    "America doesn't have a gun problem, it has several of them." This video from Vox takes a broad view of gun violence in the United States. 92 Americans die per day from guns. The video begins with a description of the number of gun deaths per day - 92, and then breaks it down into the number of homicide deaths (...

    "America doesn't have a gun problem, it has several of them." This video from Vox takes a broad view of gun violence in the United States. 

    92 Americans die per day from guns.

    The video begins with a description of the number of gun deaths per day - 92, and then breaks it down into the number of homicide deaths (30), suicides (58), accidental shotings, police shootings, and undetermined. 

    The video then compares gun deaths and laws in the United States to other countries and determines "Gun violence is a uniquely American problem"

    Tags: Guns, Suicide