This started as a Facebook post and then became my first Steemit post. I’ve copied the whole thing to this page as well – though if you’re a Steemit user I appreciate the upvotes on that post, and the Facebook post might be the best place to share from if you’re on FB.
“Violent crime nearly quadrupled between 1960 and its peak in 1991. Since the 1990s, however, violent crime in the United States has declined steeply. Over the last 20 years, the firearm homicide rate has lowered by nearly 50%. Violent crimes committed with a firearm (assault, robbery, sex crimes) lowered 75% over the last 20 years, and violent crime in general is down 72% over the same time.” Read more at The Libertarian Republic. Continue reading 12 Things You Need To Know About Gun Violence