Tuesday, April 03, 2012

United States of America Vs. United States of America

U.S does not need wars internationally. Americans are at war with each other every day. I believe in the last ten years more murders took place in U.S than soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Monday (April 2, 2012),

"....the former student accused of killing at least seven people at a California college Monday recently lost two family members and had debts, according to reports."By NBC News, msnbc.com staff and news services,

Recently an innocent teenager Trayvon Martin killed by a racist George Zimmerman.

Here are more examples of mass-killing in U.S

2011 Grand Rapids, Michigan shooting

United States, 2011, Rodrick Dantzler
Seven people killed in two separate homes and two persons injured by firearms, suspect later killed himself after holding three people hostage in a home.

United States, 2010, Christopher Speight

Speight killed eight people in three locations in Appomattox, Virginia with a high-powered rifle over the course of several hours before surrendering to police.

Geneva County massacre

United States, 2009, Michael McLendon
McLendon, a 28-year-old unemployed man, used an SKS rifle, a Bushmaster AR-15 and a .38-caliber handgun to kill 10 people before shooting himself.

Virginia Tech massacre

United States, 2007, Seung-Hui ChoCho,
Using two pistols, killed 32 in two separate events and then himself in the course of about three hours.

Red Lake massacre, United States, 2005’ Jeff Weise

"Weise shot and killed his grandfather and his grandfather's girlfriend, both police officers. He then proceeded to a local high school and fatally shot a security guard, five students, and a teacher, injured 15 others, and then committed suicide.."

Update:“ In the US, there are roughly 17,000 murders a year, of which about 15,000 are committed with firearms. And it's not just about murder. The non-gun-related suicide rate in the US (are additional killing) ….. Factor in firearms, and the rate is suddenly twice as high as the rest of the developed world.” Atlantic Review

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