These days, it has become so familiar to hear of mass shootings in America. They have become so common such that in nearly every day there is a shooting incident. Unfortunately, it is just another distressing fact about America and the gun violence problem. This is a reality that everybody should understand. Below are a few of these facts to help you understand the severity of these issues. Many people believe that the mass shootings that we see reported nationwide are the separate gun violence incidents that happen to the children.
Every year, there are about one thousand seven hundred children who are killed by people with guns. The sad thing is that a majority of these killings are committed by someone they know right at their homes. The murders are commonly associated with domestic violence. You will learn that among the significant reasons for children and teenagers in America, studies have shown that firearms are 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. One of the way they do it is by posting some violent or dangerous messages on social media.
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. 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 after the mass shooting incident, many of these shooters commit suicide. A majority of these mass shooters will either begin or end their violent season by killing their family members.
Many of the shots that happen, they are conducted lawfully using purchased weapons according to studies. Some of these shooters were denied ownership of guns at some point according to studies. But many of these shootings are done by the use of high capacity guns. This is usually more tragic than it would have been if it was just a regular gun. There is a lot that you can do to protect yourself and your people even if these facts are a bit scary.
For example, if you are a gun owner, it is your responsibility to keep it guarantee all the time. Another way of providing security is by getting a trigger lock for your gun. 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. Do not allow fear to take control of your life after reading these facts because they are only meant for making you aware of how severe this issue is.