Economic Impact

America’s gun business has a huge impact on the U.S economy, bringing in several billion dollars each year. Sources: Industry market Research, reports, and statistics. (n.d.). Retrieved April 09, 2021, From https://www.ibisworld.com/industry-statistics/employment/guns-ammunition-manufacturing-united-states/ Firearm and ammunition INDUSTRY economic Impact • nssf. (2021, March 16). Retrieved April 09, 2021, From https://www.nssf.org/government-relations/impact/#:~:text=In%20fact%2C%20in%202020%20the,firms%20seemingly%20unrelated%20to%20firearms. Foundation, N. (2021, March 17). EconomicContinue reading “Economic Impact”

The Effect of Gun Culture In Communities of Color

Osyrus is an activist who combines his passion for arts and social justice. He works to help raise awareness for various civil rights movements such as racial inequality and criminal justice reform. I had the opportunity to sit down with Osyrus and discuss in-depth just how much gun violence affects communities of color in theContinue reading “The Effect of Gun Culture In Communities of Color”

Gun Violence

“Gun violence shapes the lives of millions of Americans who witness it, know someone who was shot, or live in fear of the next shooting.” Sources: Gun violence archive. (n.d.). Retrieved April 12, 2021, from https://www.gunviolencearchive.org/ More than 50 years of U.S. mass shootings: The victims, SITES, killers and weapons. (n.d.). Retrieved April 12, 2021,Continue reading “Gun Violence”

Gun Culture

Contrary to what everyone may think, guns have not always served the same purpose for Americans as they do now. The subtle yet controversial outline of a gun within one’s pocket illustrates dignity and patriotism for some, while fear or violence for others. When looking at the United States on the international stage, guns areContinue reading “Gun Culture”