Ever since Columbine, on April 20, 1999, when the world was terrified with the American population, and director Michael Moore showed the tragedy that massacre had caused in that Colorado school, the sane people of this planet have believed that legislation that permits the use of firearms to be bought, carried, and used by civilians Americans.
It hasn’t and since, according to Washington Post records, which ruled out shootings in after-hours events, accidental shootings that did not cause injury to anyone other than the person handling the gun, and suicides that occurred in secret or did not No injuries are reported. A threat to other children, here are the scary numbers:
—311,000 students were shot at during their school day
– 331 schools were the target of this local terrorism
At least 185 children, teachers and others were killed in the attacks
369 people were injured
—42 shootings in 2021 alone, amid the COVID-19 pandemic
– 24 violent incidents so far in 2022
Among The Post’s most important findings – the disproportionate impact of school shootings on children of color:
Black students make up 16.6 percent of the school’s students, but 33 percent have been shot at at school
—19.5 percent of Hispanic people and 22.9 percent have been shot 1
56.7% and 38.1% witnessed a shooting
– 7 out of 10 perpetrators of crimes under the age of 18;
Often they acquired weapons due to the negligence of adults.
– 16 years is the average age of killers
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