Argumentative Essay: Gun Control And Violence

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“On the morning of December 14, 2012, twenty-year-old Adam Lanza used his mother’s rifle to shoot her four times in the head, killing her while she slept in their Newtown, Connecticut, home. He then drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School with the rifle and other guns from his mother’s collection. After shooting the principal and school psychologist, he walked into a first-grade classroom, where he shot and killed the teacher and fifteen of the sixteen students. Only one person in the room survived, a six-year-old girl who played dead until Lanza was gone. Lanza continued his killing spree throughout the school, killing a total of twenty children and six adults, wounding two others, and then finally shooting himself.” - Thinking Critically: Gun Control and Violence, Andrea C. Nakaya The Second Amendment says: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” By the time it…show more content…
These things happen all over the world, but you will always find one or more a day in America. It happens every day, probably in every state. Why is not that reason enough to improve the gun laws, so it does not happen so often and so brutally? As a president and government you are in charge for the population, even the Surpreme Court, which is totally against improving or even changing the gun laws. America does not have to change the right to own a firearm and thus the Second Amendment, but the laws should be stricter and mainly the background checks. It is impressing, that stores, restaurants and malls have to hang a sign to say that you cannot go in there if you carry a firearm. These signs should not be normal, even though many Americans think it is normal and

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