Archive for July, 2013

Whether You Are For or Against Gun Control, the Statistics Are on Your Side

Written by Pro Gun Control. Posted in Homepage

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As the nation has become polarized around the issue of gun control it can be almost impossible to sift fact from opinion. The gun control statistics we research and quote are likely to be accurate, but whether they hint towards more gun control or less is going to be dependent on from which group the statistics come from. If you talk to groups affiliated with The National Rifle Association you will learn that states with the strongest gun control laws, like California, are also states with higher murder rates as a result of guns. Meanwhile, states with very few gun control laws, like Utah, had only 26 murders in 2011 as a result of guns. Therefore, it stands to reason that putting in to place more control is only a catalyst for more crime, or at the least has no bearing on crime rates. Pro gun control groups mi

The Truth About Gun Control

Written by Pro Gun Control. Posted in Homepage

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The debate surrounding the vexing topic of gun control seems like it will never go away. No matter what is done, or not done, by the government will, inevitable, lead to criticism from one side or the other. Of course, much of this can be attributed to many years of dissent regarding gun violence, and where, or on whom, the burden of blame should be placed. Since opponents and proponents of gun control are so emotionally invested in the issue, the only way to get an unbiased perspective is by studying gun control statistics. While gun control statistics, and merely the fact that guns are used in so many violent crimes, makes it easy to point fingers, the problem is not that simple. Despite the number of mass shootings in the United States over recent years, gun control statistics can be misleading. Of course