Watch This | US gun problem explained in 90 seconds
According to a new study, one person died from gun violence every 11 minutes in 2021, setting a new record - a total of nearly 49,000 deaths from gun violence throughout the year.
Shootings occur in almost all places in people's daily lives in the United States. An article in the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder stated that "there are no safe spaces from guns in our nation." The number of children and teens killed by gunfire in the U.S. increased by 50% between 2019 and 2021.
Positions of Democrats and Republicans on gun control are becoming increasingly polarized, and gun violence is exacerbated by social inequality and racial tensions.