The Link Between Domestic Violence And Gun Violence
By Tom Knighton
For anti-gun people, they’ll find every link they can to make guns seem terrifying. They’ll try to lump gun owners with any group imaginable, including terrorists, to score a cheap political point.
But sometimes, we don’t do ourselves any favors.
Pro-gun rights advocates have a tendency to blow off any discussion of “gun violence” out of hand, up to and including objecting to the very term. I get why people do that, but I don’t think it’s productive.
What we need to do is acknowledge facts where they exist. Take, for example, the link that’s been found between those who commit domestic violence and those who commit gun violence. After all, the anti-gunners will.
It happened again. Last Friday, yet another mass shooting occurred — this time in Aurora, Illinois. The shooter, Gary Martin, took the lives of five people at the warehouse he worked at just minutes after being fired. He was killed by police during the shootout.
The shooting comes as no surprise to a country that has yet to really confront the issue of gun violence. This was already the 39th mass shooting — where four or more people are shot or killed in a single event excluding the …Read the Rest
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