These are the weapons that criminals have in their possession—and they represent a threat for Mexicans.
‘In this country we have a gun violence epidemic but we also have a hate epidemic.’
Let us recognize that school is also the world.
America is the most heavily armed country in the world.
Many Americans are ready to defend their “right” to carry weapons of war, a right that paradoxically goes against the right to life of the rest of the population.
According to the U.S Congress, in 2009 alone, the population of the United States stood at 306 million, compared to 310 million weapons in circulation.
Since 2001, [gun violence] has claimed 406,496 lives nationwide, while during the same time period, “only” 3,380 died as a result of terrorist action — and that includes those who perished on 9/11.
Gun enthusiasts in the United States — in the Bible Belt, also known popularly as God's Own Country — prefer to hold onto the Old Testament principle of “an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” That's the only explanation possible for the name given to a new assault rifle on the market: the Crusader. The [Read more]