“gun-control” Charts

The Real Life/Death Risks for Our Kids »

Over 1800 teen suicides and fewer than 20 deaths by school shootings per year. Why are we considering spending money…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 1981
Score: 21

Gun Homicide Has Seen 49% Change Since 1993, Public Unaware »

Even though nearly 6-in-10 Americans believe that gun crime has increased in the last twenty years, in actuality, it has…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 420
Score: 9

What to Do in a Post-Newtown Connecticut? »

In the wake of Newtown, Connecticut voters are strongly in support of metal detectors at the entrances of schools, and…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 169
Score: 5

One Year After Newtown, Little Progress Made on Gun Reform »

A NYT report shows just how little progress has been made on gun reform since Newtown. In 2013, “about 1,500”…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 277
Score: 3

The Effect of Wording On the Gun Control Debate »

When asked if they support "stricter gun control laws," only half of Americans said yes. In contrast, when asked if…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 32
Score: 1

Safeties On: A Gun Control Measure Both Sides Can Agree Upon »

An overwhelming majority of Americans support background checks for all gun buyers. In the wake of numerous high profile incidents…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 48
Score: 1

Is Climate Change the Most Divisive Issue Ever? »

The Carsey Institute polled New Hampshire residents on a range of political, social and environmental issues. According to the Institute,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 66
Score: 1

Gun Control Support is Growing, But Not For These Measures »

Substantial gun control reform has moved at a glacial pace or halted altogether in the wake of several high-profile killing…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 59
Score: 1

Guns in High Schools »

Despite what the media would have people believe, the prevalence of guns on high school campuses has decreased. According to…

Galit Duran
by: Galit Duran
views: 36
Score: 1

American Public Grossly Misinformed on Gun Violence »

With the series of mass killings in public areas over the last few years, gun violence has received significant attention…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 34

#NotOneMore: Gun Laws & Firearm Ownership »

Stricter gun laws mean fewer people with firearms, and the difference between Canada and the U.S. is quite obvious. While…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 78

Support for Stricter Gun Laws Falls »

From 2012 to 2014, those supporting stricter gun laws fell below the majority threshold. Support fell almost universally across all…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 33

NRA Total Revenue Trends »

The only gun legislation Congress ever considers are laws that 80+% of Americans (including majority of NRA members) agree with.…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 60

After High Democratic Hopes for Midterm, Republican Comeback »

After beginning the year with voter support nearly 7 percentage-points higher than that of the Republican Party's, Democrats have seen…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 63

After A Year Going Against Public, Republicans Still Strong »

Seemingly, Republican legislators should be in a bad position. They successfully fought against various policy initatives on the Democratic agenda…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 49

No, The Government Isn't Coming for Your Guns »

No one knows the exact number of guns in America, but it's clear there's no practical way to round them…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 69

Despite Mass Shootings, Americans Still Against Gun Bans »

Despite the recent mass shootings such as Newton CT and the US Naval Yard, the majority of Americans are still…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 37

Americans Blame Mental Health System for Mass Shootings »

Following the US Naval Yard mass-shooting, Americans were asked how much they felt various societal factors influenced mass-shootings. 48% believe…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 277

The Scariest Trend of Our Time »

Of the 12-most-violent mass-shootings in American history, 6 occurred in 50 years, from 1949-1999. It has taken only 6 years…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 63

Types of Weapons Possessed by Mass Shooters »

Since 1982, there have been at least 62 mass shootings across the county. New data updated and published in the…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 61

In Mass Shootings in US, Most Weapons Obtained Legally »

Since 1982, there have been at least 62 mass shootings across the county (25 of which have occured since 2006).…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 1517

2011: Firearms Used in Violent Crimes by Type »

More than half of all murders committed in 2011 involved firearm use. In robberies, firearms were used in almost half…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 12

Gun Violence Steadily Declines Since 1990s »

Since peaking in 1992, gun violence declined steadily throughout the 90’s and early-2000s. Current homicide rates have not been seen…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 918

Support for Gun Regulation Measures Varies Greatly »

Americans overwhelmingly support background checks on individuals purchasing guns, from dealerships and from other individuals. Gun-owners and a majority of…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 23

2011: Firearms Used in Violent Crimes by Type »

More than half of all murders committed in 2011 involved firearm use. In robberies, firearms were used in almost half…

Kaitlin S.
by: Kaitlin S.
views: 12

Justifiable Homicides Committed by Private Citizens »

After decreasing from 1997 to 2000, the justifiable homicide trend reversed, and the number of justifiable homicides committed by private…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 105

Should Americans worry about handguns? »

From 2007 to 2010, the number of people murdered from handguns dropped from 7,398 to 6,115. However, in 2011, the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 136

Security Cameras Increasingly Used in Schools »

The percentage of schools in the U.S. using security cameras has increased from 19.4% of schools in 1999-2000 to 61.1%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 64

Principals Say School Uniforms are In Fashion »

The percentage of public schools in the U.S. that require students to wear uniforms has increased from 11.8% of schools…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 64

What is the most used murder weapon? »

There were 8,583 murder victims killed by firearms in the U.S. in 2011, making firearms the most used murder weapon.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 614

Gun Circulation Surges, Number of Homicides Drops »

Those in favor of disarming the citizenry claim that fewer guns will mean less gun crime. This assertion is not…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 41