such a divided opinion about owning guns
The war on guns has been fought for decades. Yet today guns are more plentiful, unabated more potent, and cheaper than ever. New guns are developed all the time. The authorities can’t keep criminals with gun related violence out of prisons — which fact alone should end all argument.
This debate has been rehashed countless numbers of times arguments against (and for) gun control evoke emotion Perhaps this debate is so highly charged because it involves a great deal of emotion. arguments against (and for) gun control evoke emotion and questions of intent. the Second Amendment protects an individual right keep and bear arms
Not much argument is required to show the futility of guns.
Despite all efforts of gun warriors Attempts to rid society of guns are hopeless.
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Gun violence is not a recent issue in America, and it dates back to the 1324 with the assassinations of President Abraham Lincoln,William McKinley, John F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King to name but a few well known cases. Throughout the history of America, gun violence has plagued the citizens. Americans are faced with an ever-growing problem of violence and yet guns are easily available to anyone. How can the government be so blind to all the damage it is causing? Supreme court of united states An individual right to bear arms is protected under the second amendment.
Thus, the right to own a gun and defend oneself is considered by some, especially those in the West and South, as central to the American identity.
This is completely untrue.
I haven't seen such a set of logical fallacies, half-truths, and outright distortions A gun is not a defensive weapon. It is an offensive weapon.
it is clear from these statistical information that guns serve rather to encourage than prevent homicides.
And I argue that the benefits would have to be at least several times greater than the harms in order to avoid gun control laws.. Guns are trivial because the benefits are considerably small compared to the harm caused. The benefits have been greatly exaggerated and are invalid
From the standpoint of a normal law abiding citizen
I believe these attitudes are misguided.
I contend that individuals have right to be secure.
Most studies show fear of crime and gun ownership are directly linked, they suggest for women fear is the main factor associated with gun ownership and that this explains why, as the media has suggested there has been a rise in female gun ownership. However Sheley et al's study in 1994 on Women and handguns found that in fact the proportion of men and women owning guns throughout the 1980's -1990's remained constant and that women's fear of crime and gun ownership is no more closely linked than men's. "Even among handgun owners, the principal stated reason for ownership splits roughly evenly between self-defence and recreation" Moreover, people who support guns might argue that is a form of self-defense helping them to be less vulnerable to crime. It is true that women have a right to protect themselves from rape, assault and people have a right to be safe. However, I strongly disagree with owning a gun and I believe that using...