this infographic provided by care2 shows us how gun violence has affected people by showing us the facts and statistics of people who own guns or use them.***care2. thumbnails-visually.netdna-ssl.com/gun-violence-in-america_50291a8bb0ded_w1500.jpg.
in this video by Dan Gross, he talks how people can have a middle ground and provided a solutions with background checks and giving his information to people who can spread his ideas. this means that even though you might have guns and use them, you can fin a middle ground with gun control laws.***TEDtalksDirector. “Why Gun Violence Can't Be Our New Normal | Dan Gross.” YouTube, YouTube, 20 Apr. 2016, www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8gJJuCdP_A.
this article by Delphine D'amora, talks about how Americans are now starting to vote for stricter gun laws. D'amora states " In a year marked by a series of deadly mass shootings, 55 percent of Americans favor stricter gun control legislation—an increase of 8 percentage points from last year.". she talks about though out just this single year that americans have voted for more gun laws to feel safer and protected.***d'Amora, Delphine. “Here's Some Very Good News for Gun Control Advocates.” Mother Jones, 24 June 2017, www.motherjones.com/politics/2015/10/most-americans-now-support-stricter-gun-control-laws/.
In this article by James Q. Wilson, it talks about how even with laws guns are still a problem and people aren’t going to stop with illegal guns or shooting. Wilson states that "You can declare a place gun-free, as Virginia Tech had done, and guns will still be brought there. ". this is important because he says that even with our laws that gun violence isn't ever going to actually stop.***Wilson, James Q. “Gun Control Isn't the Answer.” Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times, 20 Apr. 2007, www.latimes.com/la-oe-wilson20apr20-story.html#nt=byline.
this article by The Future of Children talks about how gun control laws are very costly and ineffective for protecting our kids, it would take away money from our families in taxes instead of spending it on family things. as The Future of Children states, "Although gun violence has a disproportionate impact on the poor, it imposes costs on the entire socioeconomic spectrum through increased taxes, decreased property values, limits on choices of where to live and visit, and safety concerns.". this is talking about how it is expensive to pay for gun control and not having enough money afterwards to do thing that people want to do.***The Future of Children. “The Costs of Gun Violence against Children.” Gale, 2002, go.galegroup.com/ps/retrieve.do?tabID=Journals&resultListType=RESULT_LIST&searchResultsType=SingleTab&searchType=BasicSearchForm¤tPosition=2&docId=GALE%7CA91086476&docType=Article&sort=Relevance&contentSegment=&prodId=GIC&contentSet=GALE%7CA91086476&searchId=R3&userGroupName=j084910011&inPS=true.
In this article by USA Today, it talks about how the recent mass shootings in north america have effected us. USA Today states "But the public will soon find out whether 17 more deaths in Florida will make a difference." . This is indicating weather or not our highly ranked officials in office are going to pass more laws on gun control or not to help prevent more mass shooting from happening.***USA today . “On Gun Control, America Is Watching.” Gale , 22 Feb. 2018, go.galegroup.com/ps/retrieve.do?tabID=Viewpoints&resultListType=RESULT_LIST&searchResultsType=SingleTab&searchType=BasicSearchForm¤tPosition=7&docId=GALE%7CA528637944&docType=Editorial&sort=Relevance&contentSegment=&prodId=GIC&contentSet=GALE%7CA528637944&searchId=R4&userGroupName=j084910011&inPS=true&u=j084910011&authCount=1.