Weapons in the US
• Weapons in the US
Small arms in the United States significantly more than residents. Right to bear arms guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the Constitution. Annually from firearms killed 30,000 Americans.
Today we will visit the famous factory for the production of the company Barnes bullets, look and talk about the production of weapons in the US.
Barnes Company for the production of bullets began as a hobby a person with one idea - to do better than it is now, bringing in new ideas through experiments and experiences. This commitment has borne fruit, for today the firm is one of the major players in the market of bullets and cartridges, whose technology and innovation have become the property of pulestroeniya and kind of standard against which make copies. (Photo by George Frey | Reuters):
It all began in 1932, when Fred Barnes started selling bullets made in his basement workshop located in Bayfield, Colorado. After experimentation with different capabilities arrangement and operation instruments, he has established a bullet with a soft lead core body (shell) 99% of copper.
And here is the large copper coil at a factory in Utah, January 6, 2015
According to the US Bureau of Control of alcohol, tobacco and firearms (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Bureau), at the hands of about 60 -. 65 million Americans (representing 45% of US households) are over 200 million firearms units. weapons.
Each year, the number of weapons in private hands, increased by 4.5 million. Barrels. Thus, Americans have the world's largest private arsenal.
The United States is a leader among developed countries in terms of violent crimes involving firearms. Every third citizen of America among friends was a man who for one reason or another shot. (Photo by George Frey | Reuters):
Furthermore, one in five children living in the United States, at least once in life ever to witness a firefight. In the US, children are dying from gunshot wounds to eleven times higher than in other developed countries; among them is a lot of preschoolers. (Photo by George Frey | Reuters):
Under current federal regulations, firearms may not be sold to people with mental health problems, previously convicted of crimes, drug addicts and the United States to non-citizens. So arriving at turputevku in the country you are unlikely to get hold of "trunk" in the store. (Photo by George Frey | Reuters):
In most states you can buy korotkostvol upon reaching 21 years of age. Guns usually can be purchased only by persons over 21 years old, guns - on reaching 18 years of age. (Photo by George Frey | Reuters):
When buying weapons in the store the buyer fills in a special questionnaire, which entered his home address, place of work and so forth., Signed a number of documents, and in some states, leaving the imprint of his right thumb. The buyer is also required to submit their documents the seller, in some states to buy weapons is necessary to pass a special course.
Since 1986, the US is forbidden to sell fully automatic weapons (however, machines, machine guns, etc.., Issued before 1986, may remain in the possession of people and sell them in private). Another limitation was introduced in 1994 - rapid-fire rifles stores should not contain more than 10 rounds.
In the 46 states, there are no restrictions on the purchase of the number of trunks. Only four states, the rule according to which the buyer can purchase one gun (pistol, rifle and so on.) Per month. In the 43 states purchase weapons does not require a license or a registration.
In the 44 states in any way is not regulated secondary market weapons, that is, the owner of the gun can freely sell it to anyone.
38 US states prohibit the introduction of weapons on school grounds. Another 16 have established a similar ban on university campuses (campuses). Some states leave these rules to the discretion of the universities. (Photo by George Frey | Reuters):
Until recently, the weapons in the United States it was sometimes easier to acquire than a can of beer. And now Obama has ordered to check all buyers of weapons, including those who purchase "trunks" on the Internet and at trade shows. The President has repeatedly tried to impose some restrictions on carrying weapons, but in America too strong gun lobby, Congress blocked the initiative.
Two-thirds of Americans support proposed by US President Barack Obama's measures to curb arms trafficking, according to results released on Thursday CNN poll opinion.
Six of the 10 participants of this survey, including 75% of gun owners, consider that the proposed measures will not help reduce the number of victims of violence with the use of weapons. The statistical margin of error is plus or minus 3%.
And we saw pictures of Barnes famous factory for the production of bullets, Utah, January 6, 2016.