Gun Violence Quotes

Guns don’t kill people. They make it easier.


If guns don’t kill people, why do we give people guns when they go to war? Why not just send the people?

Ozzy Osboure

Gun control? We need bullet control! I think if every bullet cost five thousand dollars, we wouldn’t have any innocent bystanders.

Chris Rock

Only with gun violence do we respond to repeated tragedies by saying that mourning is acceptable but discussing how to prevent more tragedies is not. But that’s unacceptable. As others have observed, talking about how to stop a mass shooting in the aftermath of a string of mass shootings isn’t ‘too soon.’ It’s much too late.

Ezra Klein

This strife among ourselves wastes our energy and destroys our unity. My message to those of you involved in this battle of brother against brother is this: Take your guns, your knives…. And throw them into the sea!

Nelson Mandela

The number of Americans killed since 9-11 by terrorism, it’s less than 100. If you look at the number that have been killed by gun violence, it’s in the tens of thousands.

Barack Obama

Only in America can one be pro-death penalty, pro-war, pro-unmanned drone bombs, pro-nuclear weapons, pro-guns, pro-torture, pro-land mines and still call yourself “pro-life.”

John Fugelsang

Why is it that giving guns is so easy, but giving books is so hard?

Malala Yousafzai