The death tolls change, the locations vary, but public mass shootings remain a constant in the United States. According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been 12,504 gun deaths in the country this year alone, and even though mass shootings only account for a tiny fraction of this number (307 or 2.5%), these incidents have left the whole country terrified of their wild unpredictability.

The victims of these shootings were innocent people who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. This has led many activists to question U.S gun laws, saying that 89 firearms per 100 residents isn't normal. Moreover, a cross-section study found that of all the 50 states, the six states with the strictest gun control had lower suicide rates. Another paper also pointed out that children living in states with stricter gun laws were safer. The list of scientific studies backing-up gun control are numerous, but some people still vehemently disagree with this evidence and argue that guns don't kill people, people do. They also like to spice up the gun control debates by stating that such measures would violate their 2nd amendment rights.

A review of published studies on gun control facts released in October 2003 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was unable to determine any statistically significant effects that would result from such laws, either. It's clear this ongoing debate among Americans isn't slowing down anytime soon, just take a look to the savage roasts on Twitter. However, within the many, many tweets that discuss this subject matter, there are some that lack reason and logic. Luckily, people instantly call them out with perfectly good comebacks. And, to our delight, sometimes they use sarcasm and humor to do so. This time, check out a compilation of some of the best comebacks to pro-gun activists and share your own opinion on the matter in the comments.

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Bob Beltcher
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2 years ago

This needs to be higher.

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Hans
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2 years ago

Removing vehicles from people who did not follow the rules...

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Christina Sersif
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2 years ago

so Armalite rifle is supposed to make it sound better? That's her argument, really?

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Hans
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2 years ago

Youtube features several videos where this Bill O'Reikly guy is evilly owned by teeagers whom he tried to make fun of on live shows. Pathetic.

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Roger Haywood
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2 years ago

Yeah. Thoughts and prayers. Very practical!

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Jo Choto
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2 years ago

It's not like the medical community has to deal with all those dead and dying bodies as a result of being shot or anything...

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The Girl on Fire
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2 years ago

America is messed up.

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MammaG
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2 years ago

These diversion tactics are weak. People with GUNS are the ones SHOOTING people. Focus, jackasses.

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Kjorn
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2 years ago

you know what? we Don't have that kind of problem in Canada becase we aren't Fucking moron and Walking in the street with gun in our holster for feeling like mens!

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r3dd3v1lL
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2 years ago

I once had a rather funny discussion with an american that didn't believe "assault rifles" existed as a separate class. Never mind that the first one literally translates from german as "assault rifle". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/StG_44

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Jo Smith
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2 years ago

Burn :D

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Victor Rusin
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2 years ago

We need a trolling parents thread ASAP. This should be #1.

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Smoofy
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2 years ago

Hands off Leslie Knope

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Carmen Elena
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2 years ago

Is this tweet for real??

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mulk
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2 years ago

Sorry, not american, so I don't understand this one...

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Andres Tejeda
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2 years ago

Yeah when the government wants to constantly defund education and teachers barley make enough to survive, maybe we should do the cheaper thing and pass common sense gun control, fund mental health programs, and vote out these politicians that are either in the pocket of the NRA or are too lazy to do anything about the problem.

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Janet Allison
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2 years ago

Well Laura if you speak to teens/people the way that you do don’t be surprised when they fire back. Teens are people. Age means nothing. You can be a kind, smart, considerate, and passionate person at any age. You can also be a small-minded, ignorant, self-important bigot at any age as well.

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Ryo Bakura
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2 years ago

How the fuck does Sarah Sanders still have her job? Does The Donald know she's a woman, or does she like it when he grabs her by the pussy?

Nia Loves Art
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2 years ago

I think that Trump likes having a token woman on his staff. Good publicity.

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James Johns
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2 years ago

These things are not connected at all.

Lucille McGuillicuddy
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2 years ago (edited)

The Lefties can't even stay on topic, they just have to find an illogical reason to insult anyone who disagrees with them.

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Jilltdcatlady
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2 years ago

"Innappropriate behavior clearly documented in ths video"? You mean how a conspiracy righty doctored the video to look like Acosta went all ' Chuck Norris' on the aide?

Joelyn Kitzmiller
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2 years ago

How does this woman sleep at night??!!

ille102
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2 years ago

Haha SNL did a sketch about EXACTLY that in their episode a week ago. It was pretty funny - you can see it on YouTube :)

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Tanksear Industries
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2 years ago

Also, that reporter did nothing wrong, Sarah Sanders.

Ray Berkeley
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2 years ago

buuuuuuuuuuurrrrrrnnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!

Lucille McGuillicuddy
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2 years ago

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Oh, good point, I guess since the president has advocated that criminals who use firearms should face no consequences, this is completely outrageous. Oh wait, he didn't do that. Looks like he has been consistent about holding individuals accountable for their actions. It could be that he and tens of millions of other Americans are outraged by these criminal acts, but choose to blame the criminal who commits the act, rather than inanimate objects. In Leftie world, disagreeing with your policy positions amounts to not caring about people. Got it, sounds legit.

Larry XK
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2 years ago

You make zero sense

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Sue Arnold
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2 years ago

A terrorist attack just occurred in Bourke St, Melbourne Australia, centre of the city.He used a knife. One man killed, two injured. Passerbys attempted to slow him down with a shopping trolley,witches cones. He was shot by police. One death was one too many, but could you imagine the carnage he could have wrought if he had been armed with a ak-15?

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Ryo Bakura
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2 years ago

I'm British, and I still don't understand the need to arm everyone with guns, and I can't turn on the news without the story of another stabbing victim in or around London. Yes, we have an armed division of our police force, but they're only used in extreme circumstances. In America, you get a bullet to the head for carrying around a water pistol, or a Nerf gun.

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okpkpkp
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2 years ago

I sure hope you show up...AND VOTE DEMOCRATIC. We need to get these republikkklan grandpas OUT OF OUR WAY!

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Ryo Bakura
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2 years ago

Can someone explain this to me? Starting with who this guy is?

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