Mass Shootings: Why Do People Kill People?

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Why were we put on this earth? To live? To survive? To love? No one really knows the answer to that question, but us humans know that people spend most of their time on earth with their families. Families are important because people want someone to love and to care for and they want the same things in return. When a loved one passes away that could possibly be the hardest thing that someone can go through. Death is a thing that we all know it will happen to us eventually but that doesn’t mean it has to happen prematurely. In mass shootings, people die. And all those people have died have families. According to Gun Violence Archive, there have been 618 deaths and 1,122 injuries this year alone due to mass shootings. In 2016, mass shootings were at its peak with 432 deaths. In order for a mass shooting to happen you need a gun. On the other hand, guns can be used for protection. On the other hand, we all know the know famous quote, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” So why would we get rid of guns? Some may say that we need guns for protection because of all the crime that is happening in the world right now. For instance, if someone breaks into a person’s house and is…show more content…
Have you heard the sayings “#BlackLivesMatter or #WhiteLivesMatter or even #BlueLivesMatter. All these quotes were made because of all the police brutality going on around in the world. People are killing police officers or the other way around with, you guessed it! Guns. As Vice News says “.No one really has a gun. Even the police on street, they don’t carry firearms so even seeing a police officer with a firearm is, it’s a little bit scary to me” (VICE News 1:37). Places with less crime like New Zealand don’t even need to carry guns, not even the police officers. So with less guns that means less crimes and then there is no need to even carry guns around or even have

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