Slam on Gun Control

Gun violence is a serious issue in the United States. As of February 14, 2018, when an ex-student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida shot and killed 17 students, there were 1,624 mass shootings in 1,870 days in the country. That's nearly one mass shooting every single day in the past several years. American citizens own more than half of the 650 million civilian-owned guns worldwide. And while the United States makes up less than 5% of the world's population, it holds 31% of global mass shooters.

The recent mass shootings have sparked powerful movements like March for Our Lives and debates about the future of gun control in the United States. What are your thoughts on gun control? You have the power to use your voice to bring awareness to this issue and effect change. This slam is a safe space for you to mourn and share any thoughts, fears, etc. you have regarding this topic.

 

 

 

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WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
Numb your limb falling asleep Detaching itself from your body
2 days 1 hour ago
Living in a world so cold. Hearing the truth even if you didn't want to be told. Watching day after day as your life unfold.
1 week 6 days ago
Fuck Crip and Blood and gang signs,What a nigga got to do to make you invest in him with your dollar signs,Not remind him about his past
2 weeks 8 hours ago
Guns are not safe, Not for me, not for you. Guns hurt us, They hurt me and they hurt you.
2 weeks 1 day ago
Guns are to blame such a shame children die not a lie   bullets flying heels pivoting
3 weeks 4 days ago