Trudeau says he's looking abroad for ideas on curbing gun violence prime minister justin trudeau said today his government will look at best practices in other parts of the world for ideas on how.
As obama pointed out, “if a child can't open a bottle of aspirin, we should make sure they can’t pull a trigger on a gun president obama was crying because he was recounting the horrors of the sandy hook elementary school shooting in front of a room filled with, among others, family members of gun violence victims. As part of the recently-conducted policeone gun control survey, we asked law enforcement officials what they believed was the biggest cause of gun violence in the us — and unlike some questions that received landslide majority answers, this section brought to light strong opinions of many diverse causes.
Reasons for youth gun violence in 1988, handguns killed 7 people in great britain, 13 in australia, 8 in canada, and 8,915 in the united states between 1973 and 1992, the number of privately-owned firearms in the us increased 73% from 122 million to nearly 222 million.
Gun-related crime peaked in the late 1980's and early 1990's since that time, the united states has made steady improvement in reducing gun-related violence (see figure 3) gun-related homicides have declined by 33 percent since 1993, including a 35-percent drop in handgun homicides.
Violence is a complex problem and requires systemic solutions at the community level, partnerships between law enforcement, educators, and mental health providers have been shown to reduce gun violence teaching evidence based parenting skills can divert families who are at risk for violence.
Obama said in minneapolis on monday, “but we also know that if we’re going to solve the problem of gun violence, then we’ve got to look at root causes as well” obama then went on to talk about more power for washington. Youth and guns: violence in america gun violence in the united states has become an epidemic from the civil war to the present, 567,000 americans have died in combat but since 1920, over 1 million american civilians have been killed by firearms (children’s defense fund, p15.