Oh brother here we go again taking information from pro-gun web sites
You guys cant think for yourselves just like when you were a JWS ...... good grief
Well look at unbiased report of what recently happened in Australia ...
These four countries have nearly eliminated gun deaths - here's what the US can learn
The Independent US
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On Wednesday, a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school, leaving 17 people dead and more than a dozen others injured.
In November, a gunman went on a shooting spree at the Rancho Tehama
reserve in Northern California, killing four people and injuring three
A week before that, a man in Sutherland Springs, Texas, stormed a church with a semiautomatic rifle, killing 26 people and injuring 20.
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A month before that, a gunman in a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas shot at concertgoers below, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500.
As shootings like these seem to escalate in the US, so do questions
about gun control. Americans who fear their town or city could be the
site of the next attack wonder what strategies if any the US could take
to reduce rates of gun violence.
No country is a perfect analog of the US, but several have taken steps that worked for them — here are their insights.
Australia paid citizens to sell their guns to the government.
(Reuters / David Gray)
A spate of violence in the 1980s and '90s that culminated in a 1996
shooting that left 35 dead led Australian Prime Minister John Howard to
convene an assembly to devise gun-control strategies.
The group landed on a massive buyback program, costing hundreds of
millions of dollars offset by a one-time tax increase, that bought and
destroyed more than 600,000 automatic and semiautomatic weapons and
Over the next few years, gun-death totals were cut nearly in half.
Firearm suicides dropped to 0.8 per 100,000 people in 2006 from 2.2 in
1995, while firearm homicides dropped to 0.15 per 100,000 people in 2006
from 0.37 in 1995.