Mass shootings have become common in America these days. It has become like a thing of every day. Unfortunately, this is one of the many points of gun Violence problems in America. Everybody should come to terms with this reality. This page provides some facts that can help you to come to terms with how serious these issues are. The mass shootings that we see reported nationwide are not the only gun violence incidents that are happening to 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. These killings are usually as a result of domestic violence. Studies have also shown that among the common causes of teenage and children deaths in America, guns come at number two. Another fact is that there are already some warning signs that a majority of these people who commit mass shootings show before doing it. Some of them will post messages on social media that are violent or threatening.
They also mention something that is related to what they are about to do to the people that are close to them. Psychological distress, being violent and angry are also other signs that they show. People report having seen these signs which they did not know were a cause of alarm after the shooting has happened. 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. Some of these shooters were denied ownership of guns at some point according to studies. 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. There is a lot that you can do to protect yourself and your people even if these facts are a bit scary.
For an instant, ensure that the gun you own is always well secured. Getting a trigger lock for your gun will also play a significant role in becoming responsible for it. Shooter drills should also be performed regularly in schools for everyone. The schools should also do more to ensure that it is impossible for these shooters to gain access into the school. This is intended to raise awareness regarding the seriousness of the mass shootings in America, but not to make you live in fear.