The Best Argument For American Gun Control
More Americans Have Died From Domestic Gunfire Than All Wars In U.S. History – Is That True? Yes, It Is.
Pitiful. America needs to wake “The Samuel L. Jackson” up.
Originally posted on Gun Control Now USA:
More Americans Have Died From Domestic Gunfire Than All Wars In U.S. History – Is That True? Yes, It Is
PBS’s Mark Shields gets it right @ PolitiFact
Let’s start with the number: 1,384,171.
1,38,171 people have died in the most devastating war fought by Americans. Which war, you ask? World War I? World War II? The Civil War?
None of the above. This number is from the war being fought on the streets, in the neighborhoods, private homes, schools, and work places of the United States of America. Deaths by gunfire. Domestic gun deaths perpetrated by criminals, the mentally ill; enraged husbands, angry children, and some by unfortunate accident or suicide.
And, stunningly, this number exceeds the number of casualties in all the wars in U.S. history by212,994. Impossible to believe? It is a claim made and proven:
PBS commentator, Mark Shields, made the claim…
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