YES or NO to #GUNCONTROL  by @jairuscopic

YES or NO to #GUNCONTROL by @jairuscopic



Learn more about guns and gun control through studies, statistics, and published facts.

Learn more about guns and gun control through studies, statistics, and published facts.



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YES or NO to #GUNCONTROL  by @jairuscopic YES or NO to #GUNCONTROL by @jairuscopic Presentation Transcript

  • #guncontrol by @empoweredpres
  • US Citizens love their guns. So much in fact...
  • There are 300,000,000 guns held by civilians; View slide
  • roughly 9 out of 10 people View slide
  • and 40% of the worlds firearms.
  • shooting sprees are not rare in the united states;
  • 15 of the 25 worst mass shootings took place here.
  • Every public shooting spree has taken place where carryingguns was not allowed.
  • From East, Sandy hook shooting Newtown, CT.,
  • to West, xerox massacre Honolulu, HI
  • Majority of killers obtain their weapons legally.
  • Like ex-police officers who’ve used their own weapons.
  • Why do we carry guns?
  • 3 reasons: Protection ,Target Shooting, Hunting
  • Protection
  • Civilians use guns to protect themselves 1,000,000 times ayear.
  • and many feel the need to defend themselves againstcriminals. In fact...
  • 34% of felons were shot at or captured by an armedvictim, and
  • 40% of felons decided not ot commit a crime because theyknew the victim was carrying a gun.
  • Target Shooting
  • Approximately 34 million americans participate in shootingsports. For example:
  • Target practicing may run in the family.
  • Teens may want to gain a college scholarship.
  • But, most people say its a form of relaxation.
  • Hunting
  • One of the oldest activities on the planet.
  • People hunt for various reasons:
  • To gather food for themselves.
  • to get better at shooting,
  • or to trade for other goods.
  • Although there seems to be a lot of gun usage...
  • Gun ownership in the U.S. is declining overall
  • and violent crime has decreased by 65%
  • And, there’s still over 100,000 gun-related emergency roomprocedures in the U.S. every year.
  • So why not just ban guns?
  • Because banning guns is unconstitutional. (according to theconstitution)
  • The assassination of John F. Kennedy inspired majorrevision to federal gun laws.
  • and there’s been debates about gun laws ever since.
  • 90% of people say no guns equal no crime.
  • but that also means No guns; no civilian protection.
  • It could also mean a new black market; leaving civiliansmore defenseless.
  • Guns can be used by accident or ignorance,
  • but reasonable gun control education can be implemented.
  • Here’s what the public thinks:
  • Less Strict 54% More strict 44%
  • With the public supporting gun control policies,
  • there is still so much gun violence going on...
  • How many casualties will it take?
  • How do we stop our violent madness with gun control?
  • By standing up and saying “Enough is Enough.”
  • “If we’re going to change things, it’s going to take a wave ofamericans.” - Barack Obama
  • Created by: Jairus
  • We use guns for target shooting with the Hawaii DefenseFoundation
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  • Now bite the bullet and EMPOWER your presentations!
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