Gun Control Facts – 46 Unbelievable Gun Facts

Gun control facts

The high capacity magazine turns a solitary firearm into a mass killing machine.

Some experts contend that more gun laws are needed to protect women from domestic abusers and stalkers.

Risk of women being murdered increases 500% if a gun exists in the domestic dispute.

In the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, 5,364 US soldiers were killed in battle between Oct. 7, 2001 and Jan. 28, 2015 while between 2001 and 2012, 6,410 women were killed with a gun by an intimate partner in the United States.

57% of mass shootings had domestic violence as the cause of the carnage. The 2011 mass shooting at a Seal Beach, CA hair salon reportedly began because of the shooter’s custody battle with his ex-wife who was a hair stylist at the salon.

Guns are rarely used in self defense and threat of use or use of a firearm was the least-employed protective behavior.