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In their homes, Americans have more weapons than they do. What's the reason?

In their homes :

Americans have more weapons than they do.

What's the reason?

American lethal systemic weapons are not only striking in parts of the world, but also regularly taking off in American streets and cities in an increasingly disturbing phenomenon.

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees citizens' right to keep and bear arms. The amendment entered into force on 15 December 1791, coinciding with the other nine amendments included in the Bill of Rights.

The phenomenon of 

  • armed violence in the United States is taking place in
  • a vicious circle and is confined to attractions that
  • do not leave. and the safety and security of

American :

citizens in their homes and in their businesses

on the one hand hostage to a constitutional right guaranteed

by the Second Amendment, which was in force since 15 December 1791

and on the other hand the influence of 

arms companies benefiting from this reality And so most of

the reaction to deadly shootings and increased armed violence in

American society :

It focuses on trying to tighten American access to

arms rather than on eliminating the threat of its own widespread proliferation.

The American

Organization for the Archive of Armed Violence published in

2023 its first report on firearm deaths

and injuries in the past few years.

Noting that the total number of

firearms deaths nearly doubled from 2014 to 2020 in the United States to 19411

Child killings have increased to 999, which is one

and a half times more than before.

The number of :

adolescent killings also increased to 4,142, while in 2014 22,779 people were injured. The number in 2020 rose to 39,492, and the number of mass killings rose sharply from 299 to 611.

The data showed that the chances of

  • shooting American citizens increased from year to year
  • although there was no increase in deaths from legitimate self-defence
  • and in 2014 there were 1,605 cases compared to 1,478 in 2020.

According to the current year's statistics

15,541 people were killed by firearms in the United States in January only, while 2,046 more firearms deaths were classified as suicides, and 22 children and 124 adolescents were killed.

According to several indicators, 2021 was record for shootings on the streets of cities and in shops, fast food restaurants and churches, on holidays and holidays.

During the first five months of 2021 :

more than 8,100 people fell victim to firearms in the United States

averaging 54 daily, which is 14 more people than in the previous six years!

Experts attribute this increase to a number of :

new and old problems, including entrenched inequality

an increase in the number of gun owners

deteriorating relations between

the police and citizens, as well as the worsening situation during

the coronavirus pandemic :

and amid widespread protests by the racial justice movement.

The U.S.

  • when restrictions were imposed in most parts of
  • the country due to the pandemic, school students

were moved to

distance learning, and more than 20 million people lost their jobs.

"The pandemic has exacerbated all the inequalities that have always existed in our country, ethnic, social and economic, as well as in the field of health," said Shanny Baggs, a professor at the University of California.

The 30% :

rise in firearm homicides in 2020 compared to 2019

coincided with an unprecedented increase in gun sales

with Americans buying more than 23 million firearms, 66% more than in 2019.

This trend continued :

as Americans purchased more firearms in January

and February 2021 than in the same period in previous years.

Some 2.5 million

  • weapons were sold in January alone.
  • January 2021 was the third biggest month in
  • arms sales after June and July 2020, according to the Washington Post.

This situation is worsening as :

the entrenched traditional "freedom" of

arms acquisition in the United States remains strong despite the intensification of internal armed violence, with statistics even confirming that Americans have much more weapons in their homes.