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America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

Nicole Narea, Li Zhou, and Ian Millhiser:The factors that lead to tragedies like the one in Colorado Springs are deeply ingrained in US politics, culture, and law. … The US has a lot of guns, and more guns means more gun deaths … there were approximately 390 million guns in circulation in the US … The link between gun deaths and gun ownership is much stronger than the link between violence and mental health issues. … many politicians believe that supporting gun regulation is more likely to lose them votes than to gain them votes. … The Supreme Court has made it impossible to cure America’s gun violence epidemic… [ Visit Website ]