Mass shootings have become common in America these days. This is so serious such that it is happening almost every day. Unfortunately, this is one of the many points of gun Violence problems in America. This is a reality that everybody should understand. The following facts will help you to come to terms with how severe this issue is. Several mass shootings are reported nationwide now and then, but these are not the single gun violence incidents that are subjected to the children.
Every year, there are about one thousand seven hundred children who are killed by people with guns. It is a sad thing because the people who commit most of these killings do it at their homes and are well known to these children. The murders are commonly associated with domestic violence. Studies have also shown that among the common causes of teenage and children deaths in America, guns come at number two. There are usually some warning signs that these shooters show before committing the act. Some of them will post messages on social media that are violent or threatening.
They will even say about the shooting that about to happen to the people that are close to them. These shooters will also show signs of anger, psychological distress, or violence before committing the act. Many people come out after that incident to report how they already saw the red signs but did not think they were that serious. Studies says that death is usually the typical reaction in many of these shooters. Many of these shooters start or end their violent rampage by killing their family members.
According to reviews, a majority of the guns that these mass shooters use are obtained legally. The same studies also say that before committing the shootings, these people were denied ownership of firearms. The most shocking thing is that these shooters commit the acts using some top capacity guns. Comparing with a normal rifle, these shootings results to many injuries and deaths. These facts can cause fear, but there is a lot that you can do to ensure that something like this doesn’t happen.
For an instant, ensure that the gun you own is always well secured. Another way of providing security is by getting a trigger lock for your gun. There should also be regular shooter drills for everybody at schools. The security in the schools should also be further enhanced to provide that these shooters do not gain access. This is intended to raise awareness regarding the seriousness of the mass shootings in America, but not to make you live in fear.