This blog sums up nicely my thought about the matter. Regardless of the approach to the guns or other things that kill people, if you remove them, you will always end up with people. Why they do what they do is the real question. Just like that blog says.
Let’s face it, an armed society is going to have shootings. Any quick internet search will turn up shootings in every country in which guns are present. This is simply fact. At the same time, there are armed countries – like Canada – where shootings are rare. Canadians are armed, no doubt, it’s just they don’t use their arms on their neighbors or their schools or family members. At least, not like us Americans do. The Swiss are armed too – literally millions of Swiss men have – get this – fully automatic weapons in their homes. In fact, nearly every Swiss man does. Same’s true of a few other northern European countries.
With notable exceptions, these countries experience few shootings.
So what is it about Americans and America that ends up with armed (legal or otherwise) citizens shooting each other?
There’s two questions posed in the title: Gun Control…
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