Is a Gun Control Movement Finally Here?

Dismantling America’s Gun Crisis Will Cost More Lives


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In a country where so many people die annually from gunfire the death toll between 1968 and 2011 eclipsed the toll of every war we’ve ever fought, polls going back to the ‘70s consistently find that 20 percent of Americans have been personally threatened by a gun, or shot at. More than half of the surveyed by Gallup think we need stricter gun control, and only 30 percent of Americans say they own a gun themselves. 

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