Kara Fox compares US's gun control and gun facts to the rest of the world. Foz uses diagrams and facts to show how the US has a much higher precentage of guns than the rest of the world. Fox uses these facts to prove and show how we need better gun control. The facts include the amount of mass shooters, citizens who own guns, and gun homocide.
Jillian Capewell provides tweets from celebrities that are speaking out towards gun control. These tweets have been seen and shared by thousands as the US was left in shock and sadness from the Las Vegas shooting. The celebrities include Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Billy Eichner, Elizabeth Banks, Taylor Swift, and Brittany Spears. They have some of the strongest voices as they are loved and supported by tons of American fans. Their tweets talk about how our country needs to end this problem and the solution is gun control. The tweets are full of sadness, frustuation, and passion.
Sam Adams talks about how a country music singer, Caleb Keeter was at the Las Vegas shooting. Keeter publicly changed his mind from against gun control to supporting it. Keeter realized that by having a gun would not of stopped the shooter from killing the victims. He said he didnt realize bad our country needs gun control until his crew and himself were threatened by the Vegas shooter. This article explains the opinions of someone who supports gun control coming from a past that opposed it. Keeter was personally effected by a shooting and his opinions and thoughts changed becausee of it.
Chris Cilliza annotated Barack Obama's speech on gun control. Obama talks about guns laws present in the US. Obama believes that everyone should have the same amount of background checks and restrictions on guns no matter the criminal record of the buyer. He says everyone should be equal. He uses facts to support that background checks do make a difference to the amount of deaths. Obama believes that we should work together to find a balance while keeping the rights we have of living in America.
Dagny Hammond explains how she thinks gun control will not stop these major shootings that have been happening recently. She believes that the people who are causing these events will get a gun in their hands no matter what laws we put on them. Hammond says if someone wants to kill a group of people they will find a way to do it. The majority of people who own guns in the US are not planning on going to shoot a mass of people. Hammond says that by banning guns makes it so people who have guns for the right reasons can't prevent events like the Las Vegas shooting or Sandy Hook. This article is going against gun control and states other options to make America a safer place for all.
Sarah IIIingworth shares her email exchange with David Anderson on why the US doesn't need more gun control. Anderson shares his opinion and explains why he believes what he does. He has served in the military, been a commercial pilot, and is recently retired. He doesn't caterogize himself either liberal or conservative. Anderson uses his gun rights as an American, he hunts, enganges in shooting sports, and is armed for self defense. Anderson answers questions provided by IIIingworth with an opionated answer.
Susan MIlligan claims in this article that the people who are shooting other people in the latest shootings are not criminals. Milligan says how the shooters have clean track records. She uses examples of shootings to prove what she is trying to say. Milligan believes America as a whole needs to be strciter on gun laws for everyone because it's not just the criminals that are causing these tragedies. Milligan says that if you ban guns and only the criminials have guns, lots of deaths will be prevented. She believes America needs to have stricter gun laws for everyone.
Robert Longley describes gun laws from 1971 to now. Longley talks about the Bill of Rights and the Second Ammendment and how the laws relate to it. He explains how the history of gun laws stretches further back than most people think. He shows how new laws have been created, laws have gone away, and laws have changed. This all has to do with the people, state of the country during that time period, and who the president was. This article is written from a nuetral standpoint, it is all facts with no opinion but it is important to understand the background and history of gun laws.