"Pro Gun Control Speech" Essays and Research Papers

  • Pro Gun Control Speech

    Alexander Boyce Mrs. Phy English II 7th 9/30/2012 Gun Control Pro and Con Essay 1 The topic of gun control creates controversy amongst all social classes and political parties with different views amongst each. 2 This dispute raises the question of whether gun control is good or bad for society. 3 As with any matter, the arguments for and against are generally based upon specific ideas or facts. 4 The arguments for gun control are generally based upon decreasing supply and access to the...

    Cannon, Crime, Firearm 738  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pro Gun Control Essay

    Persuasive Pro Gun Control Essay Gun control is a vital necessity to the welfare of our nation. Many people out there are supporting the “anti- gun control cause” with the excuse of “self-defense”. I believe that not everyone will handle a gun for self-defense. The possession of a gun is a sign of power. One of the bigger ambitions that one has is to have power and the easier it is to obtain a gun; the faster a criminal will gain power over an innocent person. When one is in possession of a gun, that...

    Cannon, Firearm, Gun 1048  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gun Control, Pro and Con.

    America is the most well armed nation in the world. The reason why Americans own so many guns is because of the second Amendment, which states “The Right to Bear Arm”. This amendment guarantees U.S. citizens the right to have firearms. In the freedictionary.com, weapon is defined as, an instrument of attack or defense in combat, as a gun, missile, or sword. There are many kinds of weapons and almost all of them are illegal to use without registration. Weapons are changing over times. Looking back...

    Firearm, Firearms, Gun 850  Words | 3  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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    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

  • Gun Control: Pro

    Gun Control A shooter takes down one person, then another, and eventually takes down a whole crowd of people. Is this a video game or real life? In today’s society it is hard to even tell. If the government does not take control now, large shootings will be a normal event in the United States. To be able to acquire a gun should be a fairly difficult task. With the gun laws are now, acquiring a gun is pretty much as easy as walking in and out of the store. Think about it, if somebody can walk...

    Assault rifle, Firearm, Handgun 1444  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gun Control: Pros and Cons

    NRW-3A1-01 Ms. K. Smith Tracy Jones 16 January 2006 The following example shows what NOT to do for a title page: TITLE OF ESSAY:GUN CONTROL: PROS AND CONS” COURSE CODE: “NRW-3A1-01” TO MY TEACHER: “MS. KATIE ELIZABETH SMITH” FROM YOUR STUDENT: “TRACY MARIA CHRISTINA CARMELA JONES” ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE: “MONDAY, JANUARY THE SIXTEENTH, IN THE YEAR 2006” It is not necessary to describe or explain the title page by adding the words: Title, Course Code, To, From, or Due Date. More is...

    ASCII, Indent style, Paragraph 636  Words | 3  Pages

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    Gun Control: If not now, when? The Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that gun for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home. When it comes to protecting freedom, Americans, including those on the Supreme Court, recognize that personal liberties must often be modified for the safety and protection of others. Yet today’s gun rights advocates constantly cite the Second Amendment of the...

    Assault rifle, Assault weapon, District of Columbia v. Heller 1411  Words | 4  Pages

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    Gun Control Persecution of lawful gun owners is the new civil rights battle, many Americans claim. As civilization has progressed, the weapons that coincide with this event have changed and increased in power as well as effectiveness. These guns do not occur only in war, as they have been used as a tool to hunt for food, and a means of protection for many households. There are many sides to this controversial topic as to how and if these weapons should or can be controlled. In these divisive political...

    Columbine High School massacre, Firearm, Gun politics 1812  Words | 5  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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     Position Argument: Pro Gun Control Gun control is a topic of discussion neglected more often than not. Gun control is an important issue due to events such as, Sandy Hook and the Aurora Colorado mass shooting which will most likely happen again if taken lightly. American citizens remain aware that the safety and life expectancy of innocent civilians are at risk when gun laws are not addressed appropriately. Adults are not the only individuals that die tragically from firearms. Innocent children...

    Automatic firearm, Firearm, Gun politics 1703  Words | 6  Pages

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     Gun control In my opinion gun control should be enforced more, mostly in the United States because that’s where you and I live, not only here but also all around the world. Every day or every month or every year for the majority of our life there will be an incident involving guns. Whether is an accident or a terrorist attack or a school shooting there will and always be something involving guns. For this specific cause is that I’m taking the time to inform you of guns not only for your benefit...

    Barack Obama, Firearm, Gun politics in the United States 955  Words | 3  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

  • Pros and Cons of Gun Control

    Myers, Exploring Psychology 9e Chapter 2 Quiz 1 completed Total score: 15 out of 15, 100% Top of Form 1. Natural, opiate-like neurotransmitters linked to pain control are called a. glial cells. b. dendrites. c. hormones. d. endorphins. 1 out of 1 Correct! 2. Drugs that block the reuptake of serotonin will thereby increase the concentration of serotonin molecules in the a. axon terminals. b. synaptic gaps. c. glial cells. d. endocrine glands. 1 out of 1 Correct!...

    Acetylcholine, Brain, Cerebral cortex 506  Words | 5  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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    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

    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

  • Gun Control

    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

  • 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

    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

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    Political Dilemmas The state of the union speech given by Barack Obama on gun control Legislation Bill On the 12th February 2013 President Barrack Obama delivered the state of the union speech to congress, in his speech he demanded for votes on gun control bills. Obama is trying to lobby congress to support him on new gun control legislation which includes banning of military style or semi-automatic firearms and high capacity magazines. During his speech he talks about events of mass shootings that...

    Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party 1126  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gun Control

    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

    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

    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

  • 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

    "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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    Gun controls are laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, and use of firearms. They vary greatly around the world. Some countries, such as the United Kingdom, have very strict limits on gun possession while others, like the United States, have laws that vary significantly among their states. Proponents of gun control generally argue the dangers of widespread gun ownership. Opponents argue that gun control does not reduce gun-related injuries, murder...

    Assault rifle, Crime, Firearm 2322  Words | 7  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 Critical Paper

    Paper-Gun Control Gun control is government regulation on the manufacture, sale, and possession of firearms. As a heavily debated and very controversial matter, many advocates undoubtedly have different opinions. In the forthcoming paragraphs, I will discuss those differing opinions. Presented from two separate articles, the opinions discussed will be those of two different authors who have their own viewpoint as to why gun control is or isn’t necessary. In Russ Thurman’s article, “Guns up. Crime...

    Crime, Firearm, Gun 945  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

  • Gun Control

    Gun control has been a long debated issue amongst people. I chose to research the pros and cons of laws already in place. Firearms are grouped into three different categories: Handguns, Rifles, and Shotguns. Under federal law it is illegal to be given, obtain, or move any firearm or ammunition for people who have been “convicted of or under indictment for a felony punishable by more than one year in prison, someone convicted of a misdemeanor punishable by more than two years in prison, a fugitive...

    Cannon, Firearm, Firearms 1020  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

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Gun Control is a topic that has been talked about for many years now especially after many tragic deaths and other instances that have happened in past. Gun control has become one of the most important battles of 2013. In a press conference last month, President Obama pushed Congress to ban “assault” rifes and weapons, setting a limit for magazines to 10 bullets, and to introduce universal background checks for the buyers of firearms.”The debate over gun control and gun ownership...

    Columbine High School massacre, Firearm, Gun politics 1186  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Gun Control has been a controversial topic for decades. Due to recent school shootings where children have become victims, guns are now the focus among our congressional leaders. The President wants to enforce stricter laws, calling for background checks, and making certain guns obsolete, dividing our country. Established in 1791, the Second Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights, giving the people the right to keep and bear arms. I feel the Second Amendment will...

    Crime, Criminology, Firearm 1374  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gun Control Pros and Cons in the United States

    debate over gun control has been raging through the American political systems for years. On one side, there is the National Rifle Association (NRA) and 2nd Amendment-citing citizens who use their firearms for hunting and self-defense. On the other, there is Handgun Control Inc. (HCI) and followers of the Brady Campaign who want to ban guns on the basis that they are dangerous. Both sides have strong arguments, anchored in historical precedent and statistical analysis. Anti-gun control lobbyists’...

    Antonin Scalia, Firearm, Gun politics 2522  Words | 7  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control Brittany East POL 201 Instructor Dixon May 13, 2013 Gun control is a commonly discussed issue in today’s world. Everyone seems to have a different view and opinion on what should be done about it. In this essay I will discuss the regulations that President Obama wants put into place for gun control, the opposing views from the state and local levels, also the pros and cons that I can see about the gun control policy. First, I will discuss some statistics on whether or not state...

    Constitution, Federal government of the United States, Firearm 916  Words | 3  Pages

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    less gun control we have will result in a decrease in murder rates. After analyzing the findings, the majority of the articles advocated that the correlation between gun control and murder rates is that the less gun control equals less murder rates. This is due to the fact that countries in the past have tried banning handguns but ended up with higher murder rates. An even more gun control ended up increasing the murder rates as well. In contrast, there are also countries that have low gun control...

    Cannon, Firearm, Gun 2321  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun control Does the banning of assault rifles violate our 2nd amendment? Gun control in America has been a controversial issue for years. It is a growing problem that has resulted in a lot of innocent murders, and school shootings.   Many people think that if gun control was strictly enforced it would help reduce the amount of crime. On the other hand, many innocent people feel they have the right to own a gun for protection. I’m going to analyze the quote, “Guns don’t kill people, stupid...

    Columbine High School massacre, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, Firearm 1641  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gun Control

    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

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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

  • Gun Control

    Blank Blank English 1102 - 71 Professor Blank Blank 21 February 2013 Gun Control The second amendment states as follows: “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” (Becker 9). The founding fathers of the United States agreed that the civilians of this country should have the right to bear arms. They believed that the government should be afraid of the people, not the people afraid of the...

    Assault rifle, Assault weapon, Federal Assault Weapons Ban 1850  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gun Control

    AML Gun Control Gun Control is People Control For years gun ownership in America has been an extremely debated topic. Parties on both sides of the spectrum have argued why their beliefs are correct and should be implemented or not in today's day and age. The Four Fathers of the United States long ago decided that "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." (Constitution) Gun control policies...

    Firearm, Gun politics, Gun politics in the United States 2125  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control Is Needed

    Gun Control Is Needed Regulation of guns is a necessary action that needs to be taken in order to save lives. A good definition of gun control is needed to understand the sides and issues. Gun control is an effort to stop the rise in violent crime by strengthening laws on the ownership of firearms. Persons in the group against gun control believe that gun control is wrong, and that it is a violation of constitutional rights. Those in favor of gun control believe that gun control is good...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun politics 1472  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gun Control Cons Essay

    Gun Control: Worse For Us Than We Know Almost everyone living in this country should have witnessed such debates. Some people might not have listened to a formal debate, but an informal gun control debate is being carried on by many groups and individuals. It is very unlikely that someone has not listened to one. Recall the occasions when you were traveling or waiting somewhere hearing the neighbors discussing gun control pros and cons. These conversations are also gun control debates in the wider...

    Crime, Crime statistics, Criminology 1787  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gun Control

    Gun Control and Gun Control on University Campuses The controversies of gun control have been with us ever since we have earned the right to bear arms in the Bill of Rights that was attached to our constitution. As times going on many would say that we no longer need this "inalienable" right, that these guns that we are putting into the hands of private citizens are doing more harm than good. Most also believe that because times are changing, that eventually we will not need this right to bear...

    Firearm, Gun, Gun politics in the United States 2401  Words | 6  Pages

  • 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 Issue

    Persuasive speech Name: Yunga wu Dr. Moshin COMM 101-09 Date: 11/15/11 Title: Gun control Thesis: The united states should carry out gun control policy in order to reduce gun violence. Specific Purpose: To let my audience know how serious the gun crime in US. And to persuade my audience that gun control is very necessary to every US citizens safety. Preview: Gun Control, a term that refers to the management of firearms in an effort to reduce the criminal use of these weapons. There are...

    Background check, Concealed carry in the United States, Crime 1845  Words | 5  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

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    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 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

  • Firearm and Pro Gun Control

    Book Notes Pro Gun Control Speech Essays and Term Papers Search Advanced Search Documents 1 - 20 of 1000 Pro Gun Control Essay Persuasive Pro Gun Control Essay Gun control is a vital necessity to the welfare of our nation. Many people out there are supporting the “anti- gun control cause” with the excuse of “self-defense”. I believe that not everyone will handle a gun for self-defense. The possession of a gun is... Premium1048 Words5 Pages Gun Control Speech Gun Control Speech By Sam Casey...

    Cannon, Firearm, Gun 482  Words | 2  Pages

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    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

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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

  • Gun Control

    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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    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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    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 Control

    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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    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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    Fathers held to equal importance as the Constitution itself. Whether or not gun control laws work, the fact of the matter is that these kinds of laws directly violate the constitution. The consequences of such laws that take away guns that could potentially be counterproductive; they exacerbate the problem instead of fixing it. There should not be laws that take away gun ownership because Americans have the right to own guns, gun can as a deterrent effect toward crimes, and because there are other ways...

    Crime, Dunblane massacre, Firearm 896  Words | 3  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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