AllowingGuns on Campus Will PreventShootings, RapeTylerOhmann
A graduate student leaving an evening class walks along the poorly lit sidewalk to the parking lot—it is a long, cold walk in the pitch-black night, and the student grows wary as shadows begin lurking in the distance. Suddenly, someone...
that they fired off every bullet they had left. Violence is plaguing school across America more and more every year and one huge blame can be put on guns and how easily it is for children and teens to get their hands on them. “School violence is thus more properly seen as a continuation and extension...
American Campus was and is usually idealized to be a sanctum for academic study.
However, beneath the semblance of peaceful ivory tower, American campus
nowadays is on and off plagued by an alloy of miscellaneous violence which has
increasingly become a serous social problem. On the one...
Guns on College Campus
Should guns be allowed on college campus?
Kenton L. McGowen
This paper will determine whether guns have a place on college, and school campuses. The conclusion that the paper reaches is that students who have guns will be tempted to use them, especially...
November 1st, 2012
Gun Control: Myths and Misconceptions
Gun control has been an issue debated for many years. However, many people are unaware of the true facts behind gun use. The second amendment states that “a well regulated Militia, being necessary...
of them children. The shooter also was killed by his own hand. With the death toll at 26, the Newtown shooting is the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, behind only the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech that left 32 people dead, and you know how this was all possible, because the faculty...
Gun Control Laws and their Effect on Crime
Thomas L. Webb Jr.
May 7, 2013
Professor Frances Gattis
This paper looks at gun control laws and how they impact crime rates. The paper uses a number of resources obtained from EBCOhost, EBL Patron, and Myilibrary...
weapons 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...
Will more stringent gun control laws create less crime? Will stiffer gun control keep known criminals from committing their awful acts? Gun Control is law designed to impose legal measures to license, control, or restrict the ownership of firearms by members of the public. That means the government’s...
Weapons and Campus Safety
York College of PA
York College of PA
2 August 2012
On April 16, 2007, Seung Hui Cho shot and killed 32 people and wounded 17 others on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic...
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCHOOL VIOLENCE, CHILDHOOD ANGER, AND THE USE OF PREVENTIONS AND INTERVENTIONS
Erin S. Peper
A Research Paper
Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the
Requirements for the
Master of Science Degree
With a Major in
Guidance and Counseling
Approved: 2 Semester...
The War Against Guns
On December 14, 2012, the unthinkable happened, a lone gunman, armed with a Bushmaster .223 semi-automatic rifle and a Glock 10mm pistol, shot his way into Sandy Hook elementary school and killed twenty-six children and four staff members. This tragic event sent waves of anger...
|Source 1 Title and Citation: Students Should Have the Right to Carry Guns on College Campuses |
| Burnett, David. "Students Should Have the Right to Carry Guns on College Campuses." Guns and Crime. Ed. Christine Watkins. Detroit:|
|Greenhaven Press, 2012. At...
be a six foot man with a gun pointed at your head. Amanda Collins was raped that night and there was no way she could defend herself even with a black belt in tae kwon do. How could something like this have been prevented? Amanda had acquired a concealed carry permit for her gun, but the University of...
Debate between- Robert Honacker, Gail Queen, Elizabeth Baker, and Mark Tanner.
Today in the United States gun control is a topic of immense debate, because of the shooting that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary located in Newtown, Connecticut. This most recent tragic event ended the lives of 20...
Running Head: GUN CONTROL VS. GUN RIGHTS
Gun Control vs. Gun Rights
CJ 450 Senior Seminar
Dr. Michael Eskey
Gun control and gun rights have been an issue that has been debated for decades. Whenever there has been a...
No guns on CampusGun control has been a controversial issue for a few decades now, with both sides of the issue presenting their own points. The college shooting at Virginia Tech, the most recent incident to inspire the discussion of gun control, has parties on both sides focusing on college and university...
"shall-issue" laws have reduced homicides by 8.5%, aggravated assaults by 7%, rapes by 5%, and robberies by 3%. Lott argued that if states that did not permit concealed handguns in 1992 had permitted them in 1977, 1,570 murders, 4,177 rapes, 60,000 aggravated assaults, and 12,000 robberies would have been prevented...
concealed handgun?" |
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Map showing the concealed weapon laws of each state.
Source: Associated Press, "Concealed Guns Allowed in 48 States," www.apimages.com, July 23, 2009 |
Carrying a concealed handgun in public is permitted for non-law enforcement officials in 49...
April 29, 2014
Legalizing Concealed Weapons:
Many times people confuse whether or not allowinggun laws actually reduces the crime rate. As gun rights is a natural born right of citizens, some believe that should be banned, and many others believe that the law should...