We should not have to worry whether we will be taken or whether a loved one will be shot every time we step out of our property. We should not have to watch the amount of people shot increase by 315 every single day. The amount of people who are shot every year is roughly 6 times the population of Monaco.
It’s clear that the average civilian in the United States should not own a gun. Although, we should have self defense, we wouldn’t have to protect ourselves if a typical civilian did not have a gun.
So many more people would be living if ordinary civilians did not own guns. That doesn’t even look into the number of those who have committed suicide due to the fact that a family member has passed away. You’d feel sad, at least you should feel sad because if you do not you are just lying. Guns do not just hurt each person shooter, it hurts everybody around them and it doesn’t stop there.
Additional having a gun makes killing yourself too easy. 5.1% of suicides are effective from cutting yourself. 7.4percent of suicides are successful from damaging yourself. However, 96.5percent of suicides are effective from guns. Plenty of the times, we forget to think before we do something and think about all the individuals who are now dead because they weren’t certain whether they wanted to take their life or not but nevertheless did take their life. 13% of Americans have major episodes of depression. That approximately suggests that in each household of 7 people there’s at least one person who has major episodes of depression. And, 90% of the USA live in a family with at least one gun. Think about the statistics.
Each and every person should be able to protect themselves. In actuality, from 2007 to 2011, 29,618,300 people have shot firearms to protect themselves. Texas Church Shootings, 25 people dead they did not have guns to protect their lives. However, less than 1 percent of gun owners use their guns for self protection. The majority of people own guns for this useless reason. If you already think there is some gun control, the gun control is weak. According to an article on Independent by Emily Shugerman on the 28th of September, a three-year old finds a gun in a household in Dearbook, Michigan and shoots two other toddlers. This is exactly what happens when you keep guns in your household. Furthermore, this is an example of the weak gun control in america.
All of these statistics reveal that the United States clearly needs stricter gun control. Typical civilians shouldn’t own guns. I would recommend you to not get a gun or at least not keep a gun in your own household. Consider your loved ones and friends and what damage keeping a gun in your house causes. I really strongly believe having a gun in your home is a terrible thought. Although, you might think having a gun is good for self protection. Consider, how easy it’s to kill yourself and when an average civilian is not allowed to own guns there would be nothing to protect yourself from. Take my word for information.