"Outline Gun Control" Essays and Research Papers

  • Outline Gun Control

    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

  • Gun Control

    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

  • Gun control

    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

  • Gun Control

    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

  • Gun Control

    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

  • Gun Control

    "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

  • Gun Control

    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

  • 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

  • Gun Control

    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

  • Gun Control

    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

  • 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

  • Gun Control Research Paper

    Guns In The United States In today’s society of political turmoil, violence, and economic tragedies, many gun control advocates are pushing for more gun regulations from the government. Guns have been a part of America’s way of life for centuries. However, it was not until the 20th century that the government enacted it’s first gun control act. The National Firearms Act was enacted in 1934, as stated in “Firearm Laws, Regulations, and Ordinances,” edited by Sandra Alters, in response to the...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Federal government of the United States, Firearm 2026  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control (Still in the Works)

    Topic: Gun Control and Universal Background checks I. Introduction A.  Attention material: D.  Thesis/Preview: Transition Statement II. Body A. Main point #1 Criminals will always find a way to obtain their guns, leaving law-abiding citizens without any weapons to use in defense.     1. (Description of problem)         a. (Signs, symptoms, effects of problem)         b. (Example, narrative, or testimony)     2. (Importance of problem)         a. (Extent of problem)            ...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 1677  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control Essay

    Running head: Deadly Consequence of Gun Control APA Format Word Count = 2,338 Deadly Consequence of Gun Control Policy Proposal Paper Deadly Consequence of Gun Control Gun control has been on the forefronts of debate since the 1960’s when there were some high profile shootings. The increase of gun violence since the 1980’s has just increased the argument over who should be allowed to own and carry weapons. The Second Amendment is the biggest stumbling block in this debate because...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm, Gun 2680  Words | 6  Pages

  • Argumentative Essay Gun Control

    new proposed gun control laws in the aftermath of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut that occurred on December 14th, 2012. This incident claimed the lives of twenty 1st graders and six adults and has set the government in motion to try to prevent future acts of violence by strengthening gun control laws in the United States (Smith). This has been a topic that has been an extremely emotional debate with people on both sides unwilling to compromise. Gun advocates and...

    Assault rifle, Barack Obama, Firearm 1405  Words | 5  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

  • Gun Control Notes

    program in a positive, proactive and professional manner in order to instill in the general public a continuing sense of responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others.” 10 Myths about Gun Control in Canada http://www.cdnshootingsports.org/tenmyths.html TOP 13 COUNTRIES BY # OF GUNS PER CAPITA |  United States | 88.8 | 1 | |  Yemen | 54.8 | 2 | |  Switzerland | 45.7 | 3 | |  Finland | 45.3 | 4 | 32[5] |  Serbia | 37.8 | 5 | 58.2[6] |  Cyprus | 36.4 | 6 | |  Saudi...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 1441  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gun Control Laws

    Abstract This paper will show that gun control laws in the United States have had no significant effects on reducing crime. Although the anti-gun lobby supposes that passing more stringent laws will reduce the level of crime it will be shown that this just places additional hardships on the law abiding citizens of the United States. The work of various studies and reports from the United States government and private foundations will be the mainstay supporting concepts of this paper. ...

    Crime, Crime in the United States, Firearm 1850  Words | 5  Pages

  • Second Amendment Gun Control

    Amendment-N- Gun Control Gun control, according to The American Dictionary of Criminal Justice 3rd Edition, is “any regulatory mechanism governing the sale, transfer, manufacture, or exchange of firearms, including screening mechanisms for determining one’s background and possible disqualifications for acquiring a firearm” (Champion 116). Firearms are put into three categories: handguns, rifles, and shotguns. There are also semi-automatic and fully-automatic firearms. What are guns used for? A gun is used...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 2544  Words | 7  Pages

  • Are Stricter Gun Control Laws Needed

    Stricter Gun Control Laws Gun control laws aim to restrict or regulate the sale, purchase, or possession of firearms through licensing, registration, or identification requirements. With the recent abundance of mass shootings in the U.S., the subject of gun safety has once again been brought into the spotlight. These tragic events serve as reminders that stricter gun control policies should be enforced to ensure public safety. According to The Center for Responsive Politics, gun activists argue...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Concealed carry in the United States, Crime 1810  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gun control in the United States

     Evaluation Gun Control in the United States Orval Lawler English 101 Section B Galen College of Nursing Omar Rodriguez, MA Gun Control in the United States Gun control is not one issue, but many, some people think gun control is a gun issue, and to others it is an issue of rights. Gun control is an issue of safety, education, and politics. In each of these issues there are those who want more gun control and those who want less. Both sides of this issue have opinions from...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Crime, Firearm 1505  Words | 4  Pages

  • America's Debate Against Gun Control

     The United States and the war on Gun Control The gun control issue has recently created a massive uproar throughout the U.S. due to some major horrific events such as the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007, where 32 people were killed, the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012 where 27 people were killed, mostly children, and the Columbine shooting in 1999 where 13 people were killed, (CNN) as well as many others. To some, it is a crime issue...

    Bill Clinton, Firearm, Gun 1166  Words | 4  Pages

  • Restrictions on Guns for the Sake of Life

    Special Topics Restrictions on Guns for the Sake of Life Guns or no guns, that is the question. Guns convey violence across the globe, and though some countries have abolished them, America continues to allow the procession of arms in the country even though shootings have occurred. I believe that citizens should not have the right to carry or own handguns, except for the higher authorities such as, security personnel and police officers. Regulation of guns is a necessary action that needs...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm, Gun 2247  Words | 6  Pages

  • gun violence in america

    Gun Violence in America William Walker Kaplan University CM 220-04 Professor Bianco April 1, 2013 With our country owning over 310 million guns, killing more than 31,000 people a year; the attitude of our culture and society that violence solves problems and the glorification of this attitude needs to change or gun deaths will only increase. Simply...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 2139  Words | 9  Pages

  • Gun Violence: An Adolescent Ailment

    38-caliber gun and opened fire. Gillom’s shots fatally wounded Gibson and left Lee with a non-fatal gunshot wound to the neck (Washington Ceasefire, 2011 pg 1). The shooting in Harlem, Georgia sparked national attention as one of the first high school shootings and added to the alarmingly high rates of gun violence by adolescents during the 1990s. According to the Virginia Youth Violence Project, forty-two homicides took place in American schools in 1993 (2009 pg/par). While the rate of gun violence...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 1129  Words | 3  Pages

  • Are There Any Legitimate Restrictions on Gun Ownership?

    Are there any legitimate restrictions on gun ownership? Tom Callewaert PHI 103 Instructor:  Peter Ingenhutt February 12, 2012 Are there any legitimate restrictions on gun ownership? The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights that protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. Gun ownership is a really more of a privilege than a right. A privilege earned by being a responsible citizen. Some say no matter what acts, how...

    Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968, Gun politics 1930  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Introduction Everytime you read the newspaper or turn on the TV to watch the news, you hear about gun related violence. Not only war, suicide and gang related shooting, but also six-year old boys killing their classmates in school. On Tuesday, February 29, 2000 a six-year old boy shot his classmate, of the same age, to death. The two children had gotten into a fight the previous day. The boy had brought a gun from home to frighten her, but accidentely fired it. One single shot...

    Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968, Gun law in the United States 2620  Words | 8  Pages

  • Gun Control

    English April 8, 2013 "Should Private Gun Ownership Be Banned?" Widespread gun ownership in a community could provide a general deterrent to criminal predation, lowering the risk to owners and non-owners alike. But widespread gun ownership could also lead to increased risks of various sorts, including the possibility that guns will be misused by the owners or transferred to dangerous people through theft or unregulated sale. Whether the social costs of gun ownership are positive or negative is arguably...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968 5384  Words | 13  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Group Project “Guns in America” Gun Control Group Project Opinions In the United States of America, we as citizens have the right to bear arms, provided to us by the second amendment to the U.S. constitution, and are part of the United States Bill of Rights. Most American’s still believe that it is our right to bear arms, while a growing number of Americans believe that there should be better gun control regarding this matter. A rising trend has begun on Capitol Hill and all...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Columbine High School massacre, Firearm 3826  Words | 11  Pages

  • Gun Control

    head: ARGUMENTATIVE GUN CONTROL ESSAY Debate over gun control Amanda Philosophy of Human Conduct Debate over gun control Gun Control, a term that refers to the management of firearms in an effort to reduce the criminal use of these weapons. (MICROSOFT (R) ENCARTA 1995) In the year 2004 there were more than 210 million privately owned guns in the United States, which makes it plain to see why there are arguments for and against even the smallest amount of gun control. The Second Admendment...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 3837  Words | 10  Pages

  • Gun Control

    When discussing gun control and children safety we have to remember that there are many issues to take into account because the children are the most important topic. Question, are our children safe at school and are the teachers equipped to handle this kind of responsibility? The government thinks that if they take the guns away that this will solve the problem, when the real issue is how we stop the violence in America and at our schools. Let’s look at what the NRA is saying. First, they are...

    Bill Clinton, Columbine High School massacre, Gun Control Act of 1968 681  Words | 2  Pages

  • Gun Rights Vs Gun Control

    The Second Amendment; Gun Rights versus Gun Control Our government is involved in a balancing act which deals with gun rights versus gun control. O’Connor explains that “There has been a longstanding dispute about whether the Second Amendment had been written to assure for the preservation of a well-trained militia, or whether the right to own a weapon also extended to ownership for private use” (110). One side believes the Second Amendment was written to form a militia during the early years...

    Bill Clinton, Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm 2801  Words | 8  Pages

  • Restrictions of Gun Control

    Restriction of Gun Laws Having less guns on the streets should make people safer. Most people believe that would be a reasonable way to protect innocent people from being killed or hurt from someone with a gun. This argument would make perfect sense if everyone was a law abiding citizen. Unfortunately that is not the way the world is. Statistics show that areas that have stricter gun laws, actually have a higher rate of crime involving guns, whereas areas that have less gun laws have less...

    Cannon, Firearm, Firearms 419  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Weapon for Self Defense

    have stated his or her stance on gun control in the following quotes. Ted Nugent states, “To my mind [sic] it is wholly irresponsible to go into the world incapable of preventing violence, injury, crime, and death. How feeble is the mindset to accept defenselessness? How unnatural. How cheap. How cowardly. How pathetic. (Buckeye Firearms Association 2009). Clint Eastwood also states, “I have a strict gun control policy: if there is a gun around, I want to be in control of it.” (Buckeye Firearms Association...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968 1833  Words | 5  Pages

  • Final Policy

     Final Policy PPA601 Foundations of Public Administration March 4, 2013 Dr. John Bathke Final Policy Updating the gun control policies in the United States will change the way a person can obtain a weapon and the type. This is done in the hopes of reducing the amount of gun violence and deaths that has increased over the years. Discussed in this paper will be the identification of a current public policy controversy in the news today. I will analyze the scope of the public...

    Barack Obama, Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968 2119  Words | 6  Pages

  • Public Policy and Gun Control

    Public Policy and Gun Control They’re many different biased opinions related to the topic of public policy and gun control. Many would argue that gun control doesn’t follow public policy in a “normal” route. “Normal” being shocking incidents or crises that draw public attention and media coverage which in turn draw a debate on one or more aspects of the issue wither it be a philosophical, regulatory, constitutional, or technical aspect. Following this, investigations that would result in an...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Crime, Firearm 772  Words | 2  Pages

  • Final Draft for English Comp 2

    Nicholson August 22, 2010 Unit 5 Individual Project ENG107-Shana Koh ABSTRACT Gun laws have changed over the past few years. There are many laws pertaining to the legal and illegal possession of a fire-arm. The gun laws are pretty strict. In most cities they are not being enforced and too many individuals are being murdered for no reason at all. This paper will explain the numerous laws and the reasons for those laws. Gun laws have become a popular topic in the news today. Everyday there are stories...

    Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm, Firearm Owners Protection Act 1256  Words | 4  Pages

  • american politics

    Literature Review- Gun Control Gun control has been a very controversial issue in American history in part, because America is the most armed nation in the world, with American citizens owning about 300 million fire arms. In fact, this is even more than a quarter of the whole world’s firearms. Besides, Guns have always been a hobby of Americans because of the gun culture that is unlike other states. American gun culture has survived since the earliest days of the republic because hunting has been...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 2355  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Brady Act

    the act had all the best intentions it has not been a factor in reducing gun-related homicides nationwide. At the time of the Brady Bill's passage, 32 states, including North Carolina, did not already have the background checks and five-day waiting periods that the bill required. The law did have one positive effect. The number of gun-related suicides decreased 7 percent more in the experimental group than in the control. Studies showed the waiting period may have helped reduce the number of...

    Bill Clinton, Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Federal Bureau of Investigation 878  Words | 3  Pages

  • Issues and Controversies

    Citizenship 2nd Period “Gun Control Due 1/14/2013 May 29, 1998 Pages 225-233 I strongly believe that our right to keep and bear arms that was given to us as American citizens in the second amendment of the constitution should be upheld and gun control is not the answer to stopping gun violence. A well-regulated militia being necessary...

    Bill Clinton, Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm 1071  Words | 3  Pages

  • Kafka

    Research Paper: Gun Laws A. Introduction The United States has struggled over the years to come to consensus on gun laws and this has led to shocking numbers of deaths due to assault weapons. There are many factors that have prevented further adjustments and additions to gun laws that could help these problems the country faces. Unfortunately, decisions on the issue are often prolonged because and conclusions cannot be made because of party divisions. It is only when a genocide in our nation...

    Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968, Gun politics 907  Words | 3  Pages

  • Brief History of the Nra

    History of the NRA The National Rifle Association in its simplest form is the largest gun club in the world. The organization was founded in 1871 by former Union Army officers to encourage sport shooting in order to have a fine tuned militia in case of emergency. The Union officers believed that a well regulated militia was integral for the security of a free state. It is an organization that opposes gun control, it believes in the individual defense of the uses of firearms, and it is interested...

    Bill Clinton, Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Crime 1739  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control Outline

     Gun Control Speech Outline General Goal: I want to inform my audience Specific Goal: I want my audience to understand that gun control is not the answer to crime rates, suicide and homicide, but rather better and more mental health recognition and help and gun safety awareness. INTRODUCTION I. Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, Newtown are just a few places where mass shootings have happened that have left people forever scarred and unable to forget. Because...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun politics in the United States 1422  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gun Ban

    Instead of a total gun ban, groups on both sides of the gun debate on Thursday urged senators to pass a bill that would enforce stricter gun controls to prevent crimes related to loose firearms. Sen. Gringo Honasan, chairman of the committee on public order, said a “comprehensive” bill that spells out graver penalties for possession of unregistered firearms could still be approved in the nine remaining session days between January and February if President Aquino certifies the bill as urgent. Honasan...

    Corazon Aquino, Firearm, Gun 3501  Words | 10  Pages

  • US Policiy Paper about GUN CONTROL. This is a "Definition of an Argument" paper which looks at two sides of an argument. has complete works cited page. FULL MLA FORMAT. got an A- on it.

    Issue: United States Gun Control MEMORANDUM To: Senators and Congressmen cc: From: Subject: Gun Control Firearms restriction, commonly known as gun control, is a hotly debated subject in and out of the political arena. Advocacy groups propose more restrictions, tighter restraints and harsher punishments for offenses. These proponents claim that violence stems from guns and gun owners, gun manufacturers and gun supporters are to blame. Opposition groups to gun control suggest that lesser restrictions...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968 2980  Words | 11  Pages

  • A Comparison of Gun Laws in the United States and Sri Lanka

    A Public Policy Analysis of Gun Law & Gun Control Dannelle Diaz ECN 401 ANC Introduction Definition of Public policy; “a system of laws, regulatory measures, courses of action, and funding priorities concerning a given topic promulgated by a governmental entity or its representatives”(MUSC,2000) Every moment of existence as a part of any society, absolutely any society is tremendously influenced by public policy. In the context of the American government and Public Policy, it is...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun Control Act of 1968 3059  Words | 10  Pages

  • the game

    2013 Gun Control America has the highest gun homicide rate, the highest number of guns per capital and the highest rate of deaths due to assault. On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza brutally shot twenty children and six adults in a mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the village of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut. This sandy hook shooting is one of the most recent tragedies in America which brings politicians and citizens around the country talking about gun control. The Second...

    Cannon, Firearm, Gun 687  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Brady Bill

    passage of the Brady bill. When the Brady debate was in full swing in Congress about three years ago, I was still back in my country, Japan, where the possession of guns is strictly restricted by laws. While watching television news reports on the Brady debate, I wondered what was making it so hard for this gun control bill to pass in this gun violence ridden country. In this paper, I will trace the bill's seven year history in Congress, which I hope will reveal how partisan politics played a crucial...

    Bill Clinton, Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Gun Control Act of 1968 4405  Words | 12  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Running Head: Outline Outline: Gun Control Charese Payne Philosophy of Ethics Alexander Miller November 26, 2011 Gun Control [Introduction] Guns are a big problem because they are used to commit murders and suicides as well as other crimes. With criminals having access to guns, it just makes the good citizens feel the need to purchase a gun for protection or self defense. There may never be a solid solution to stopping the crime and violence completely but...

    Cannon, Concealed carry in the United States, Crime 653  Words | 4  Pages

  • Congressional

    Gun Control Overview Prevalence of Gun Use and the Regulatory Response T hrough the years, legislative proposals to restrict the availability of firearms to the public have raised the following questions: What restrictions on firearms are permissible under the Constitution? Does gun control constitute crime control? Can the Nation’s rates of homicide, robbery, and assault be reduced by the stricter regulation of firearms commerce or ownership? Would restrictions stop attacks on public...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Crime, Federal Bureau of Investigation 3722  Words | 16  Pages

  • The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act A Policy Critique

    Similarly, the earlier Gun Control Act (GCA) of 1968 was precipitated by the high-profile assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. Against this justifiable backdrop the gun control activitists launched campaigns to help regulate firearms nationwide. Gun crime has a long history. Regulating handguns, however, is a fairly recent proposition. The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, along with the GCA before it, was one of the first major gun control policies enacted by...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm, Gun Control Act of 1968 4338  Words | 12  Pages

  • Gun Control

    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

  • Gun Control

    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

  • Gun Control

    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

    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

  • Gun Control

    2013 Gun Control Arthur Kellerman, a professor of emergency medicine and public health at Emory University. He wroteGuns For Safety? Dream On, Scalia.” on June 28, 2008 in the Washington Post. He claims people can keep loaded handguns in their houses legally, but does not mean they should do that. Many journals and researches point out that the dangers to keep loaded guns in house are more outweighed than the benefits. Kellerman reports if people keep loaded guns at home, the guns may be...

    Columbine High School massacre, Firearm, Gun politics in the United States 1153  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun control is among the most highly debated topics today. Federal government is currently discussing whether to initiate stronger and stricter laws for owning guns. The debate over the issue of whether or not American citizens have the undisputed rights to bear arms is a controversy that has been brought up many times dating back to the late 1800s. Activist on both sides of the gun control issues have numerous reasons to support both sides of the issues. The controversial of gun control connects...

    Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Firearm, Gun politics in the United States 1508  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gun Control

    The right to bear arms is guaranteed in the constitution by the Second Amendment. Liberals are looking to amend the constitution any way they can. They want to ban handguns or at least restrict sales. Studies have shown that gun control cannot stop people from committing the crime. While the Founding Fathers of this country were developing the system of government, as set forth in the Constitution, many feared that a standing army controlled by a strong central government would leave them helpless...

    Constitution, Crime, Criminology 2088  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control: The Battle Rages On Abstract This paper discusses and is centered around the on-going debate over gun control, I directly address how each major political party views this subject and what I believe the United States Government should do to be able to best combat this tremendous issue. I use research from multiple sources that contrast each side of the argument and give an overall insight into the world of modernized gun control. Gun Control: The Battle Rages On With the Second...

    Firearm, Gun politics, Gun politics in the United States 1085  Words | 3  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

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