FEDERAL DAILY ACTION-THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2018
THE CALL-Demand Action Against Gun Violence
The United States has more guns per capita than any other peer nation; Americans constitute about 4% of the world’s population but own 42% of all civilian firearms. On average, there is a mass shooting almost every day of the year in the United States, and the nation has far higher rates of gun homicides than any other developed nation. Firearm suicides in the US are also dismally common…
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