Furthermore, 2018 has been an all-time high of violence by recent attacks such as the Florida high school shooting that took the lives of 17 innocent students and staff members of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The shooter is a nineteen-year-old male, went with the intent to massacre and with out any remorse, planned this horrible event. This is just an example of one school mass shooting imagine how many more are to come if the age limit is not raised. As a mother of a high school sophomore the need for gun control is alarming. It was estimated back in 2015, there were 357 million guns and 317 million people in the United States population (Ingraham).
Since then the number of guns and number of innocent victims are arising. Whereas supporters of the N.R.A. have insisted that the legal age limit to purchase a firearm plays no role in the recent tragedies, for me, the age limit needs to be raised to