Persuasive Essay

Topics: Gun Control, Weapon, Firearm Pages: 3 (812 words) Published: January 27, 2013
JANUARY 20TH, 2013

The use of guns is everywhere nationwide. Many families and individuals own a gun for their own personal protection. Some families only feel comfortable owning a gun in their home to protect their families, than Sandy Hook happened and the world started turning. All of the sudden guns became dangerous but what people don’t understand is that before that tragedy happened many families and individuals still had ownership to their personal guns. The question now becomes are the use of guns dangerous or are the people using them dangerous? Guns don’t gain ownership from people unless people are licensed to own certain guns. Guns do not decide to kill innocent children like those at Sandy Hook elementary, it is the people that become sick and decide to act in dishonorable ways.

Governor Pierre stated that he opposes allowing people to carry concealed guns without permits because they could easily get in trouble in other states without a permit. To improve school safety, Pierre, many others, and I, believe that school entrance should be made more secure. Danger is all around us and tragedies are born out of evil. Many heroes emerge at such horrible incidents and truly are an eye-opener for those who believe such heroes do not exists. It is frustrating to know that I cannot turn back time and safe the lives of those innocent children. Changing gun laws does not really make any difference but hope that one could see the world more on the good side rather than the bad.

I am eager to know why people would want to purchase a semi-automatic or any automatic weapons. The only people that should carry such absurd weapons are those who are a member of the military waged in war. Outside of the military it should be difficult to be in reach of such dangerous weapons. Such weapons like the semi- automatic should not be armed within reach and individuals that own such dangerous weapons such...

References: MIARECKI, E. A. (2013, January 2). Guns. p. pg.1. Retrieved from:
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