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HATE AND VIOLENCE

AS OF 2019

  • Refusal to make any improvements in gun safety in the face of Increased mass shootings

  • Refusal to condemn or act in the face of an increase in hate crimes and speech

  • Refusal to condemn or act in the face of an increase in anti-Semitism and domestic terrorism

  • President insults and incites violence against immigrants, especially those seeking asylum

  • Refusal to pursue any legislation that would provide gun safety such as background checks

  • Continued reliance on the National Rifle Association for guidance on gun issue. That guidance is to not allow information to be collected and to stand in the way of any legislation for gun safety

  • Nearly 40,000 people die from gun violence, including 60% suicides. There were approximately  40,000 deaths from automobile accidents

  • There are 320M guns in the US, one for every person. The lion's share of these guns are owned by 10% of the population