Gun Control

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Gun Control

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    The United States is the leader in per capita gun deaths among industrial nations. This unenviable distinction has resulted in various gun control laws at the federal and state levels that seek to reduce crime and violence by restricting private gun ownership. Supporters of gun control would like tighter restrictions on the sale and circulation of firearms. But they face fierce opposition from citizen groups and arms manufacturers who are trying to protect what they view as the right to

  • Persuasive Essay Against Gun Control

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    to take some basic steps to keep guns out of the hands of people who can do the unbelievable damage… This is becoming the norm. We should be ashamed.” -Barack Obama. Is carrying a gun really worth risking so many valuable lives? Topics such as Gun Control and Gun Rights have remained an important issue for decades. The negatives unquestionably outweigh the positives when it comes to carrying a gun, this is why they’re so unnecessary. When someone carries a gun on them, specifically in public, they

  • Gun Control Argumentative Essay

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    States of America does not do enough to keep citizens safe from gun related violence. Some may argue that the second amendment gives the right to bear arms for self-defense but it can also be interpreted as an opportunity for others to become criminals. Many innocent students have died due to school related shootings that have occurred in the past. Guns are one of the leading causes of death in America. Statistics have proven that without guns it would be harder to kill someone and therefore the amount

  • The Importance Of Stricter Gun Control

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    “The United States has an average of 88 guns per 100 people, giving us the highest gun ownership rate in the world”(Washington Post 4). Gun control is the regulation of the selling, owning, and use of guns (Merriam-Webster 1). Lately, the Second Amendment has been a recurrent topic in the news. Some people believe that the rights granted by the Second Amendment are in danger of being taken away from them due to the threat of gun control laws becoming stricter. However, with the amount of mass

  • Why Do People Use Gun Control

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    and starts firing the gun to unarmed citizens. While it may sound implausible, situations like this are likely to happen in the real life because the United States Constitution gives citizens the right to retain and carry guns. A group of anti-gun control people such as NRA claims that the gun ownership deters crime, therefore people should have rights to carry guns in order to safeguard themselves. Some even argue that gun control laws trespass the rights to carry guns for hunting and sports

  • Gun Control Research Paper

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    major problems that is trending is gun control. Granted to we Americans in the Constitution, it is a right to bear arms but, should everyone be granted this right? Recently, the father of a Virginia reporter who was shot on live television is taking action in gun control. After the shooting, Andy Parker, the reporter's father, announced that he wants to take action after his daughter was shot live on television (CNN). He wants to see the loopholes in gun control stricter making it harder for one to

  • Gun Control Reform Research Paper

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    in our society today. The first is gun control reform. I believe that there is not enough regulation controlling who can buy and use a gun. There have been many mass shootings over the past decade, and not many effective changes in gun regulation. It is completely possible to strengthen regulation without violating the Second Amendment. I would like to see strict background checks on everyone who expresses interest in purchasing a gun, which would prevent guns from being sold to people who are mentally

  • Argumentative Essay On Gun Control

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    “There are more gun clubs and gun shops in the United States than there are McDonald’s” (Han).Guns and gun control is one of the biggest controversial topics in the united states right now. With all the school and mass shootings in the United States, it’s impossible to just ignore. Not all gun violence can be dissolved but a lot of it can. With more regulations and, restrictions like proper training would decrease purchases with malicious intent, guarantee that a person with a legal firearm knows

  • Argumentative Essay On Gun Control

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    caused gun control to become an extremely controversial area of American politics. Primarily, the debate is carried on by two different groups, those supporting gun control and those supporting gun rights. Often times, these groups disagree on the interpretation of these laws and court cases related to firearms. Even more specifically, they disagree about the effects of gun control on crime and the overall safety of the public. It is clearly in the interests, of all Americans, to reduce gun violence

  • Gun Control In School Shootings

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    School shootings have become a regular occurance. It seems that there is no light at the end of the tunnel- no way to take the weight off of these tragedies. Unfortunately, there is no simple way to solve the issue of gun control, although many people believe there may be. But there is, however, a way to be prepared for these situations and preventative methods individual schools can take to help fend off these tragedies until larger scale legislation is passed. With something as simple as a detailed