Here are some highlights from the letter:
Incidents caused by individual armament were increased 28% in 2017. Considering the last three year, this number increases to 61%. 2.187 people were killed, 3.529 people were wounded in 3.494 firearm incidents in 2017 and the numbers go higher each year.
We are very concerned about the ongoing increase in individual armament and we observe that not any precaution is taken. Because of the incidents caused by individual firearms, families become victims and society feels remorse.
As Umut Foundation, we urgently demand that you include the need to prevent and monitor individual armament in your election manifesto.
Here is Umut Foundation’s proposal of individual disarmament bill: