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No Politics Just Cold Numbers on Gun Control Statistics

Gun control debate

The highly politicized gun control debate rages on in the United States. Radical gun control advocates are calling for the total ban of firearms in the country. This equals the complete death of the Second Amendment. On the other side are those arguing for the liberation of the Second Amendment and the right to own whatever weaponry they wish. Frankly, the politics behind the issue get tiring. If you want to consider the issue without dealing with the politics, here are three objective gun control statistics to help you do so.

  1. The U.S. is Not Number One in Murder
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    According to the European Institute for Crime Prevention, the United States ranks number 24 in the world when it comes to murder. However, the U.S. ranks as the number one most armed civilian population