Despite evidence that we have a gun problem, support for gun control is dwindling; there are protests nationwide against stricter gun controls. The problem is greater than guns; it lies in the fact that violence has become an American way of life.
With 90 guns for every 100 Americans, the United States has the distinction of having more civilian owned guns than anywhere on earth. Our guns have killed 119,079 children and teens from 1979 to 2010; more than Americans killed in action in all wars since World War II. And, ominously, gun related deaths will likely surpass motor vehicle traffic deaths by the year 2015.
To address the problem…
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