Americans urged to ‘buy a gun, get trained, carry it always’
Calls for strict gun control following a deadly week in America come despite new statistics that show gun deaths plummeting as sales of firearms soar.
According to the industry’s trade group, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, homicides by gun have dropped 43 percent since 1991. Other crime with a gun such as robberies have decreased even more, by 70 percent since 1993.
In a graphic display of the numbers, NSSF also showed that unintentional deaths with a gun have dropped 82 percent.
Along the way, gun sales have soared to 140 million a year. – READ MORE