Every time a mass shooting takes place in the U.S., like the recent and horrific massacre in Las Vegas, the knee-jerk reaction by certain politicians and the mainstream media is to blame firearms and push for more government controls.
I’m all in favor of banning “bump stocks” (which I had never heard of until recently) and all other military-type automatic weapons. That’s common sense.
But the rush to ban all guns and suggest that gun violence is a major source of “innocent deaths” in our nation is a gigantic lie and misses the big picture.
Here are some much needed facts about gun-related deaths in the United States.