"Gun Control" Essays and Research Papers

  • Gun Control

     Gun control is not one issue, but many. To some people gun control is a crime issue; to others it is a rights issue. Gun control is a safety issue, an education issue, a racial issue, and a political issue, among others. Within each of these issues there are those who want more gun control legislation and those who want less, on both sides of this issue, opinions range from moderate to extreme. Like most topics relating to government and its ruling ability, the topic of gun control is based heavily...

    Bill Clinton, Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm 1149  Words | 3  Pages

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    Having gun control I see it as taking a bit of our freedom away because having control over our own weapons is part of having freedom. Just because certain people don’t know how to use their freedom of having control over their own weapons doesn’t mean everyone else should have their freedom of gun control taken away. I know many major and world changing accidents have happened because of guns but I don’t believe that guns kill people. People are the ones who need to learn how to control their...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 1517  Words | 4  Pages

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    Gun Control April 25, 2012 Recently, there have been many debates going on in the news that are focusing on firearms, and firearm control. These debates have led to many American citizens questioning the laws revolving around gun control, and the amendment to the constitution allowing the right to bear arms. Since many people are unsure of how exactly laws pertaining to firearms work, it is crucially important that gun control is discussed. This paper will focus on gun control, the history...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 2931  Words | 7  Pages

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    For many years the controversial topic of gun control has sparked countless passionate debates. The arguments posed in these debates vary widely concerning the possible solutions to solving the problem of violent crime due to the possession of firearms. This paper introduces three different views concerning gun control. The first illustrates the freedom to own firearms. The second view advocates the complete restriction of firearms owned by citizens, and the last one presents a modified freedom...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 1208  Words | 4  Pages

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    The Debate over Gun Control Crime and guns. The two seem to go hand in hand with one another. But are the two really associated? Do guns necessarily lead to crime? And if so do laws placing restrictions on firearm ownership and use stop the crime or protect the citizens? These are the questions many citizens and lawmakers are asking themselves when setting about to create gun control laws. The debate over gun control, however, is nothing new. In 1924, Presidential Candidate, Robert La Follete...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 2123  Words | 6  Pages

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    2A:  Gun  Control  in  the  US     Can US gun addiction be controlled? By Mathilde Ahrenkiel, mathildeahrenkiel@gmail.com, Capus News, 20.09.2013 “I will try very hard”1 those are the words of President Obama as he spoke at the National Rifle Association Campaign on gun control in January 2013. His words underline the problem of a nation of enthusiastic gun owners, who are not afraid of teaching their children how to use a gun and to shoot to protect their freedom...

    Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Columbine High School massacre 827  Words | 7  Pages

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    Joscelyn Garcia English 1301 Instructor: Nancy Cassano Essay 2 2/13/2013 Gun Control in America The United States government should have the authority to restrict and regulate American citizens from buying or owning firearms. Gun Control laws are necessary in a state because they decrease violence and increase government protection in the state. Gun laws are the cause of much violent crime in America, and they need to be changed to better background checks, tracking the movement and sale...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 1030  Words | 3  Pages

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    that another 48,676 were treated in hospitals for gunshot wounds received In assaults.” One of the main reasons that numbers associated with gun violence are so high is because guns are falling into the hands of people who should not have them. If we can prevent criminals from acquiring guns, we can drastically reduce gun violence. If someone wishes to buy a gun in the United States, he or she will do so in one of two ways. The first method is through a federally licensed dealer; all sales through a...

    Cannon, Crime, Criminology 1246  Words | 4  Pages

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    Gun Control If gun control is altered, then we will have less criminals roaming the streets. Access to firearms makes murder easy, efficient, and nonpersonal, which increases the chance a crime will be committed. Josh Sugarmann, the Executive Director of the Violence Policy Center has once said, "We recoil in horror and search for explanations, but we never face up to the obvious preventive measure: a ban on the easy killing machines that makes murder and robbery so easy.” Allowing uncertified...

    Breech-loading weapon, Cannon, Crime 861  Words | 3  Pages

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     Fight Against Banning Guns Composition 1 September 21, 2013 Gun control, the effort to regulate or control sales of guns, has been an issue in American politics for a very long time. It has especially become a topic for debate with all the recent tragedies events involving children with weapons. The government is now making an effort to ban sales of guns. According to the U.S. Constitution, the second amendment in the Bill of Rights states, “[a] well-regulated militia,...

    Breech-loading weapon, Firearm, Firearms 1022  Words | 3  Pages

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    Gun Control Gun control has been a hot topic for very long time. People on the anti- gun control side believe that gun ownership is a Constitutional right backed by the Second Amendment. The anti-gun believe that you should be able to posses and own any firearm. They also believe that gun laws only restrict the law abiding citizens. Pro-gun control believe that guns are the backbone to our crime problem. They also believe that gun laws help keep guns of the street and deter crime. ...

    Bill Clinton, Firearm, Gun 1294  Words | 4  Pages

  • Guns and Gun Control

    CJ 133 | Guns and Gun Control | Writing Assignment 6 | Katie Epps 1/18/2009 | Gun control has been one of the biggest topics facing our nation aside from abortion and homosexual marriages. There are so many different angles and arguments that surround it, its no wonder a definite decision can not be made. Violent crimes remain one of the most serious problems in the United States, in many of the violent crimes committed guns are used but an actual link between the two remains pretty...

    Crime, Crime in the United States, Criminology 813  Words | 3  Pages

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     Argumentative Essay: Gun Control Gun violence in the United States is a significantly large problem for our society. Many people die daily due to senseless gun crimes. Although I realize that the availability of guns isn’t the only factor that causes gun violence, I believe that making more responsible regulations is a step in the right direction towards making a difference. For this reason more gun control regulations should be enacted to ensure the safety of our citizens. The Center for...

    Background check, Cannon, Crime 907  Words | 3  Pages

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    weapons are a huge controversial topic, guns in particular. The Sullivan Act, was the first piece toward gun reformation and was passed in 1911 for New York State. The law required anyone who carried a small firearm to have a permit. This piece of legislation is still in effect today. In the 1960’s, there were a series of important political assassination’s including, President John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Senator Robert Kennedy (Gun Control Reform). Politicians feel that they can...

    Firearm, Firearms, Gun 1694  Words | 5  Pages

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    Gun Control in America In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, gun control has become an intensely debated topic. Many citizens believe that guns should be immediately banned while others feel the best course of action is to equip instructors with guns. However, those on each side of the issue believe that maintaining safety is the main priority. I believe the best course of action is not to simply take guns away from those who wish to do harm but rather prevent them from obtaining...

    Background check, Barack Obama, Concealed carry in the United States 1510  Words | 4  Pages

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    Title: Control Guns, Control Deaths General Purpose: To persuade. Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that we need stricter enforcement of current gun laws, as well as new, stricter, gun control laws. Central Idea: Gun Control is a hotly debated issue within the United States, and today I want you to know that the number of deaths due to firearms is an alarming problem, which can be brought under control if we strictly enforce existing gun laws as well as introduce new laws since more deaths...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Crime, Firearm 2491  Words | 7  Pages

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    Does gun control reduce crime rate? Abstract Over the past few months, people across the nation have been debating about gun control. Topics ranging from firearm restrictions to background checks have been heavily discussed by both emotion and logic, by both gun supporters and gun control activists, and it seems like there is no middle ground for both parties to agree on. Crime rates influence guns demanded for self-protection, and guns demanded by criminals...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968 1646  Words | 5  Pages

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    questions, the main question being Are Guns Really the Problem? Many people feel that this is a direct violation of our Second Amendment right to “Bear Arm” written by the founders of the United States Constitution in 1787. Still others will argue that because of the lack of restrictions on guns many people have died and this injustice needs to change. I am a gun owner and have never murdered anyone by way of a firearm therefore I feel compelled to agree that the guns are not the problem. I feel that the...

    Barack Obama, Firearm, Gun 2044  Words | 5  Pages

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    "Would More Stringent Gun Control Laws Save Lives?" BCOM 275 "Would More Stringent Gun Control Laws Save Lives?" I. Introduction A. Background information 1. Chicago has the strongest gun control regime in the nation. Chicago had over 500 murders in 2012 and are on pace to surpass that in 2013. 2. Handgun crime in the United Kingdom rose by 40% in the two years after the U.K. passed its gun ban in 1997. (BBC). 3. Washington...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968 1811  Words | 7  Pages

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    Scholarly Essay: Gun Control There has been considerable debate recently in Canada over the issue of gun control. The Canadian parliament enacted the Firearms Act to enforce gun control by requiring gun owners to register their firearms. Just recently, the government of Alberta lead in a charge, including five other provinces and numerous pro-gun groups, complaining that the law is unconst... Gun Control Gun control Gun Control Part I:Introduction The issue of gun control and violence...

    District of Columbia v. Heller, Firearm, Gun 872  Words | 4  Pages

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    stringent gun control? This is a question that has been sparking nationwide in America. Gun control is simply defined as a regulation of selling, owning, and use of guns. This debate has many arguments saying that the U.S should have stricter gun laws to prevent fewer crimes or some even say to abolish the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution and others argue that the U.S does not need any more laws to strict guns away from U.S citizens (Sowell). People for more gun control laws feel...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun politics in the United States 1909  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun control has been a controversial issue for years in the United States. Some say that with stricter gun control laws there will be less crime. Others disagree stating that there would not be less crime with stricter gun control laws, and that it is our constitutional right as Americans to keep and bear arms. But which party is correct? Too much gun control would impose on our rights as a free people and not necessarily result in the desired outcome. But if there were too little gun control and...

    Cannon, Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm 992  Words | 3  Pages

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    Gun Control Issues The issue of gun control seems to be an ongoing issue that has now become a major topic in news media once again due to the tragic incident that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School just a few months ago. With dust now being blown off the topic, debates continue to ensue both politically and socially in regards to what exactly is the best for our country. Are the stricter laws now being overlooked really the best for our country, or are armed civilians going to be...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Crime, Criminology 1485  Words | 4  Pages

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    Gun Control Since the early days, gun control has been a never-ending debate. It is because of the fast increase in crime, the fight for the right to own a hand gun, the introduction of legislation for gun control in order reduce the crime in the United States, that this issue has been hotly debated in recent years. The streets of America are now a war zone especially right here were we live. ?Florida has the highest crime rate of any state and the sixth highest homicide level?(www.guncite.com)...

    Cannon, Crime, Firearm 1036  Words | 3  Pages

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    Freedom vs. Control Gun Control Is tougher gun control needed to keep people safe from gun violence? April 7,2000 The right to bear arms has been a part of this country's constitution since its conception in 1776. Guns we originally a commodity that almost every household had. Firearms were used for hunting and protection. As the modern era came upon us, there became a lesser need to own a firearm because of a controlled police force and a surplus in food. The surplus...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 1688  Words | 5  Pages

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    Constitutional Law Gun Control Paper Gun control is undoubtedly an issue that most Americans have been exposed to. In 1989, guns killed 11,832 Americans. The National Rifle Association (NRA) members believe that it is their constitutional right to own guns, stating that guns are not the root of the crime problem in the United States. Gun control activists like the members of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) argue that guns are responsible for the majority of violent crimes...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 2328  Words | 7  Pages

  • Gun Control

    The issue of gun control has come up recently as an important decision opportunity for our country. Many people are asking whether guns really are the helpful tool that many of us have been saying they are, or if they are the killing machines they have recently been publicized as. Gun Control: The Great Cop-out by Jared Machaud and Gun Control and the Constitution by David B. Rivkin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman effectively display the anti-gun control side of this discussion; whereas The Second Amendment...

    Firearm, Firearms, Gun 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gun Control

    What is Gun Control? Gun control is a controversial topic that not only the United States faces, but the entire world faces. Many nations either established a gun control policy or they don’t have one that is well put together. Studies have shown throughout the world gun control attempts to allow a safer environment for people, but there are still some places gun control is and isn’t tolerated. In the article " The Accessibility of guns protects lives" it describes the term gun control. Gun control...

    Cannon, Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm 1015  Words | 3  Pages

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    Enforcing Gun Control Gun control is a discussion that many people feel differently about. There are many articles that talk about the importance of gun control to keep guns out of people’s hands that are unstable dangerous. In the article, “The Case for Gun Control,” written by Fareed Zakaria, he talks about the history of guns. In this article the author writes about how the U.S. has more crime and more citizens own firearms than any other countries. The article, “U.S. ‘model’ for Gun Control,” by...

    Firearm, Firearms, Gun 1235  Words | 3  Pages

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    why Americans own so many guns is because of the Second Amendment, which states, “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.” (Rauch) This amendment guarantees U.S. citizens the right to have firearms. Since this amendment is relatively vague, it is up for interpretation, and is often used by gun advocates to argue for lenient gun laws. Hence, gun control is a frequently discussed...

    Breech-loading weapon, Crime, Firearm 832  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control The topic of gun control has always been a hot topic in many debates no matter the political party, race, or place of residence. With the all too recent Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut, gun control has boiled to the surface once again. Fierce competition has arisen from both sides but to not much avail. In order for one to argue about gun control, and for any argument for that matter, they must become educated on the topic and study the proposed laws before ultimately...

    Carbine, Firearm, Firearms 1622  Words | 4  Pages

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    SWK 237-Introduction to Social work Professor Rubin Gun Control Gun control is a term that describes the use of law to limit people's access to handguns, shotguns, rifles, and other firearms, through passing statutes that require, for example, gun purchasers to undergo background checks for criminal records, for guns to be registered, or a number of other methods. In the United States, gun control is a hotly contested political issue that can make or break the careers...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun politics in the United States 1062  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gun Control in America

    Gun Control in America On March 24, 1998, firing from the woods overlooking their school, 13-year-old Andrew Golden and 11-year-old Mitchell Johnson shot and killed four middle school students and a teacher and injured ten other students in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The two boys had a semiautomatic M-1 carbine with a large ammunition magazine, two other rifles, seven handguns and more than 500 rounds of ammunition which they took from the home of one of the boy?s grandfather, who had a large arsenal...

    Cannon, Firearm, Gun 1472  Words | 7  Pages

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    GUN CONTROL This rhetorical analysis about gun control and the underlying blame that is spread with it. In the three sources that have been chosen for this essay each author projects their views on who is to blame for the heinous crimes involving firearms. Although each article is talking about gun control they each have different views and end up going off in different directions blaming different entities and defending others. When these acts of violence occur in the world today the the blame...

    District of Columbia v. Heller, Firearm, Firearms 1514  Words | 4  Pages

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    Should The United States Have Gun Control? BCOM 275 Aug 27, 2012 Should the United States Have Gun Control? The United States of America is one of the best countries to live in and for many different reasons, some to get a better life style for their families and some to get a fresh start. America is the land of the free and home of the brave where everyone can live their lives at their own pace and have no worries. Unfortunately with all the freedom you get living in America there...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm, Gun 1761  Words | 5  Pages

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    Rawlins Honors English 10 May 6, 2014 The Unrealistic Cause of Gun Control In 1791 the second amendment to the constitution was ratified and it stated that a “well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to bear arms shall not be infringed” (Lee no.pag.). Since its ratification, many debates over the meaning and over gun control have spread throughout America. The term gun control, as described by Lee, is, “any action taken by the federal government...

    Assault, Crime, Crimes 987  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gun Violence and Gun Control

    The problem of gun violence is something that really needs to be dealt with. Every day in the world someone is shot and killed, either out of anger, accident, or suicide. In this country guns are kept commonly and are a cultural acceptance. Most people have a gun. In the article "Finland Defends Gun Laws," Jari Tanner has a graph sourced from, "Small Arms Survey 2007" showing that out of every 100 people in the U.S., 90 people have a gun; ranking number one in the world for weapons possession. ...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Crime, Firearm 920  Words | 3  Pages

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    Gun Control is not the Answer Karen Field Granite State College A man carrying two revolvers and two 9mm semi-automatic handguns calmly entered into the Dunblane Primary School. Two people quickly saw the firearms and tried to tackle the man; he shot them, and left them wounded as he continued his journey down the hall of the school. Finally the man had reached his destination, the gym, where a class of kindergarteners where having Phys. Ed, he pulled out his guns and started picking off the...

    Assault rifle, Crime, Firearm 1576  Words | 4  Pages

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    should not restrict the citizens with stronger gun control laws. Crime and guns the two seem to go hand in hand with one another. But are the two really associated? Do guns necessarily lead to crime? And if so do laws placing restrictions on firearm ownership and use stop the crime or protect the citizens? These are the questions many citizens and lawmakers are asking themselves when setting about to create gun control laws. The debate over gun control, however, is nothing new. In 1924, Presidential...

    Cannon, Crime, Criminology 1308  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gun Control Research

    The History of Gun Control Laws in the United States One of the most controversial issues in our society is gun control regulation. Gun control refers to restrictions or limits on possession, production, importation, shipment, sale, and/or guns by private citizens. There is an extreme amount of violence associated with guns that is increasing every year. Back in history when gun control laws and the second amendment was created, they didn’t have the huge fright that Americans have today of people...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968 1416  Words | 4  Pages

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    Godines Kersey English 11 Anti Gun Control 9/16/13 To have gun control laws or not to have gun control laws that is the question. Recent tragedies involving firearms have sparked up a controversial debate in America. Our president, Barack Obama, has remained “noncommittal” (Grier) as of late but the war rages on with or without him. Peter Grier has thus far remained neutral, but as for me, I have already chosen my answer to the question. Gun control laws would not only leave our law abiding...

    Cannon, Citizenship, Firearm 766  Words | 3  Pages

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    Jones 5/16/13 Gun Control Debate “From my cold dead hands” (Charlton Heston). Charlton made a speech to the people who are opposed to gun control especially me. The government is trying to take away guns because they believe that it will be more safe with gun control than without. To me that is a lie, the NRA is trying to tell everyone in the US that gun control produces more crime than there was without or with little gun control. According to the polls 67% of people own guns for protection and...

    Crime, Firearm, Firearms 1549  Words | 5  Pages

  • Yes to Guns! No to Gun Control!

    Yes to guns! No to gun control! Banning Guns Cannot Prevent School Shootings! Imagine yourself at the scene of the Virginia Tech shooting. You hide under the desk that you were sitting at peacefully just moments ago. Gun shots ring though the air as you sit curled up on the cold floor, wondering who the next victim of the evil rampage will be. Don’t you wish you could have had a gun in this moment? Don’t you wish you had a way to defend yourself against the murderer? Because we cannot go back in...

    Cannon, Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm 1144  Words | 3  Pages

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    on college campuses. The guns provide the protection that may be necessary in certain situations. Like the Virginia Tech Shooting, many people could have been saved if only one person had a gun. Having a gun gives a sense of safety to many people on the campus, especially for women with a greater risk of intruders and rapists. For these women, knowing that they have a way to defend themselves can set their minds to ease. Though some believe that the allowance of guns would increase violence on...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm, Gun 1963  Words | 5  Pages

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    Professor Schweers English 1302 November 30, 2013 Throughout our nation’s history, gun control has largely remained an intermittent issue. compared to the historical issues such as slavery and inequality for women; gun control has remained unsullied. The majority of our founding fathers were quite comfortable their selves with fire arms and saw no threat in them. Be that as it may, the debate on gun control is at an all time high and is finally demanding the absolution it deserves. At the end...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm, Gun 1267  Words | 4  Pages

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    Roxanne Walton Logic Prof. C. Van Youngman September 12, 2012 Gun Control-Affirmative America was founded on basic fundamental rights that are to govern a civilized society. When those rights are challenged by those same citizens, reform is imminent and necessary. As stated in the second amendment of the United States constitution, “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”. Enforced...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm, Gun 1378  Words | 4  Pages

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    Gun Control George Garrett Instructor: Michael Heart Com/220 Research Writing (Axia) August 30, 2009 Gun Control How do guns affect the way we live? In the United States, over 30,000 people die each year, because of firearms. This can attest to all the guns purchased illegally, and without proper background checks. Some people oppose gun control in fear for their own safety. Gun control laws save lives and create safer communities, despite the Second Amendment right...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 2044  Words | 7  Pages

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     Gun Control Thomas Jefferson once wrote “Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” Gun enthusiasts often couple this with a quote from Ben Franklin, “Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.”Guns are one of the most dangerous inventions created by man, it is also one of the top killers of the world. But guns are not accountable for what they have been used for...

    Cannon, Firearm, Gun 1106  Words | 5  Pages

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    Guns On Campus Ever since school shootings on campuses many people have been skeptical about guns in the wrong hands of people. David Burnett writer of "Students Should Have the Right to Carry Guns on College Campuses.", agrees with the fact that students should be allowed to have guns on campus, for the use of self defense, for decreasing the crimes committed, and because colleges aren’t as safe as you think. Although Darby Dickerson writer of "Students Should Not Be Allowed to Carry Guns on...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Crime, Education 893  Words | 3  Pages

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    argument that stricter gun control laws will make society safer. That a decrease in crime, injury and death will make society safer. Now let us assume that hostile individuals seeking to commit crimes or harm others often use a gun to carry out their destructive objectives. One could argue that gun control laws would prevent hostile individuals from acquiring guns, and if we assume that these individuals would be less of a threat if they did not have a gun, then stricter gun control laws would make society...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 835  Words | 3  Pages

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    many effects and Consequences of Gun Control. The right for of all Americans to bear arms is a right even the Founding Fathers held to equal importance as the Constitution itself. Whether or not gun control laws work, the fact of the matter is that these kind of laws directly violate this right and therefore should not even be under consideration. Even if that issue is overlooked, gun control advocates state that in order to reduce firearm related violence, gun control laws must be implemented to remove...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 1780  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control As a federal law enforcement officer, I believe in the right to bear arms; however, I also believe that there should be more restriction on who is allowed to own and carry firearms. I also believe that if you do own a firearm that it should be locked up out of the reach of children and should only be used at ranges or hunting. It’s argumentative whether guns are used more for protection in the United States or for criminal events. I believe that there should be stricter qualifications...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun politics 1162  Words | 3  Pages

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    English 1302 5th march 2013 Sides of Crime Control Gun control laws have been surrounded by controversy since The Bill of Rights, including the Second amendment was passed in the congress. "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," the founders wrote. Until recently there was considerable argument over just what the founders intended by their words. Did they mean to provide only for armed...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun politics 1710  Words | 5  Pages

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    Gun Control POL/215 Gun Control A major public policy issue in today’s society is gun control. Some people feel as if their second amendment rights are being infringed upon and others feel as if the laws are not strict enough. Why is gun control so relevant in today’s society? Are the people’s second amendment rights in danger by new proposed laws and actions or do the laws need to buckle down tighter? In the District of Columbia vs Heller case, the Supreme Court ruled that a ban on ownership...

    Firearm, Firearms, Gun 1199  Words | 3  Pages

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    Sveda Mr. Dickey English 1551 20 February 2013 Gun Control Issues Gun Control is one of the most controversial issues in the world today. Although gun control has always been a sensitive topic, the recent uprisings in gun related crimes have made it a nearly impossible issue for citizens to agree on. Over the past decade, crimes involving the use of firearms have been very erratic. Only recently have the crimes become more severe and consistent. Guns instill fear in people everywhere because of how...

    Cannon, Firearm, Gun 1381  Words | 4  Pages

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    Fuente 1 Ms.Nelson English 1301 April 10, 2013 The American Way Gun Control. This is one of the most popular subjects to talk about nowadays. Ever since schools and movie theaters are being threatened by people with guns, society wants to ban guns just because they believe their to dangerous. It took a lot of shootings for people to act against the NRA and ban guns. But, its not the guns fault for all these shootings it’s the people committing the crime. The question I keep...

    Cannon, Crime, Firearm 990  Words | 3  Pages

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    Gun Control, Why Too Much Is Bad Gun Control, Why Too Much Is Bad Controlling access to firearms will not make shootings happen less frequently. While the media prefers to report and sensationalize the shootings committed by 'loners who kept to themselves until they finally snapped', the average gun violence incident happens among the already present criminal element. Therefore, taking firearms out of the hands of law-abiding citizens will not only do nothing about criminal access to...

    Cannon, Firearm, Firearms 1842  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gun Control

    If guns were controlled by government, will it help to reduce the violent crime in the U.S.A? Recently, I have been searching "gun control" on the internet in order to understand more about it to finish this research paper. Gun control is a kind of law or things like a policy to limit the production, sale or use of guns by people. This law or policy is very greatly around the entire world. In my country, only polices and those security guards can have the permission to use guns. But still, they...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 917  Words | 3  Pages

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    Young 1 Roderick Young Professor Mobley English 1010 May 03, 2014 Gun Control Guns kill many innocent people every year. Some states require permits for guns and some states do not. There are many laws put in to effect to control guns. The main two laws that will be covered in this essay are just and unjust laws when it comes to gun control. (A just law is a man-made code squares with the moral law.) (An unjust law is that is out of harmony with the moral law) meaning that the” unjust...

    Firearm, Firearms, Gun 1551  Words | 6  Pages

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    Gun Control Gun control is a major topic that almost any given American has an opinion on due to the different events that have happened in the last decade and even prior to that. Many are for removing the right for average citizens to own a gun. I believe though that the implementation of gun control could not only be catastrophic for the economy, but also could have a negative effect on the number of casualties and massacres that are believed to be caused by our right to bear arms. Many people...

    Breech-loading weapon, Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm 979  Words | 3  Pages

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