Gun Control In America

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Aji Fatou Sakho The Issue Of Gun Control 000 The issue of gun control is a vast controversial topic in America as citizens have different viewpoints on the controlling of firearms being privately owned. It is complex and significant as guns (especially unregistered) bring about intended and unintended violence. The two positions consist of the ones who are for gun control known as the Brady Campaign and the ones against it known as the National Rifle Association It is known that guns are being illegally sold which causes thousands of deaths and realizing this cannot be fully prevented, therefore, The Brady Campaign wants to reduce gun violence by making sure that each gun that is going to be purchased has reached the state requirements of a safe gun. Opposing, the NRA believes otherwise as their main objective is to make the buying and utilization of firearms simple. This argument stems from the second amendment which states that the citizens of America basically have the right to own firearms. It excelled in the 1700’s when the government could not aid militia’s with firearms which led…show more content…
The reason behind this is that teenagers ranging from 14 to 17 report witnessing a shooting. The homocide of firearms are also one of the main cause of death. Firearm homicide is the second-leading cause of death from birth to 19 years of age. These unfortunate reactions already happen without the government’s firearm regulation, if consent to own guns is finally given, the world would only turnout for the worst. However, the methods that should be used to reduce such violence can begin from stricter background checks as the present background check leaves out 40% resulting to “online sales, purchases at gun shows” and Nine out of 10 Americans agree that we should have universal background checks, including three out of four NRA

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