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 Firearms in America In America there are two strong sides that are for and against the owning of firearms. I will refer to the side that is for firearms as the pro-gun side and antigun side for those who oppose firearms. In this paper I will discuss how firearms affect our lives here in America. I will inform you what a firearm is and how they are used. I will discuss whether owning a firearm is ever morally permissible. I hope that by the end of this paper that you will be able make your...

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Firearm and Crime Scene

often at the tip or base of the bullet. The sides of the bullet should not be marked. Critical Thinking Questions If you found a firearm at a crime scene, what steps would you take in order to transport the weapon to the lab? If i found a firearm at a crime scene the steps i would take in order to transport the weapon to the lab would be to first ensure that the firearm will not discharge accidentally on the way to the lab. This often means that the gun will need to be unloaded before it is transported...

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Banning the Use of Firearms

Anti-Gun Control Firearms are often used to defend and protect citizens. Banning the use of firearms will not better our society because crime rates will stay the same or even decrease, gun control laws may not follow through, and people still use guns to provide food for their families. The right to private property (guns) is not absolute in the constitution. Citizen’s right to own and bear arms must be balanced by a greater need for safety (Warfel, 2000). The idea of taking firearms away to make the...

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Would Banning Firearms Solve The Crime Problems in America?

 Would Banning Firearms Solve The Crime Problems in America? By Christopher Wolcik Mr. James Scott English 155 Would Banning Firearms Solve the Crime Problems in America? Firearms should not be banned because it is not the presence of the firearm that provokes the murder or suicide but it is murderous technology that is available everywhere to you wherever you may go. It is the will to use that technology that is culturally coded and that this is...

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Firearms

Firearms evidence and identification has become a crucial part in investigation and solving crimes. It has led to thousands of successful investigations that otherwise would not have been. You see it in the news and on TV shows like CSI. Although CSI is far from true forensic science, the concept is still there. What is firearms evidence? How is it examined? This paper will look at the history of firearms identification and examine the two previous questions. To talk about firearms identification...

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Firearm and Gun

All guns have the potential to be dangerous and should be handled with care. Guns have been part of American life for as long as people can remember. For most people guns are perceived as very dangerous and harmful. However, that is not true; guns can be dangerous, but only if they are in the wrong hands. Owning a gun is right that every American should be able to take pride in having. Guns are used for self-defense, hunting, law enforcement and other uses. The right to own a gun is protected in...

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Exploratory Essay

government controlling firearms. In the beginning of our country’s creation, the Founding Fathers constructed the Constitution to define the United States’ government. Inside the Constitution includes the Bill of Rights, which was signed in 1791. This includes the Second Amendment stating, "…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.” Throughout the years, the debate on firearm control has increased...

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Ballistics

68% of all U.S. homicides that were committed in 2011 with firearms, it is evident ballistics is an important way to solve these crimes (Crime in the US). To understand ballistics you need to understand rifling, identifying features of fired ammunition, and the examination of the ammunition and firearms. Helical grooves known as rifling are cut into the bore of a barrel of a firearm during production to increase the accuracy of that firearm. When the gun is fired, these grooves cause the bullet to...

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Gun Control vs. Crime Rate

right of states to form a state militia.” (Kimberlin) Gun control, or the controlling of firearms, is any act or proposal by any local, state, or federal agency to inhibit, deter, or prohibit the possession of firearms by any law abiding U.S. citizen. Some believe that by controlling the people’s possession of firearms, the violent crime rate will decrease. However, this is not the case. The controlling of firearms, also known as an infringement of the second amendment, is irrelevant to the reduction...

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Gun Laws in Foreign Countries

age 42, the duration of their militia service, and are then given the option to keep the gun with the automatic function removed (Cotter). Along with the required militia weapons, the Swiss government also has strict policies on privately owned firearms. Much like the military guns, the privately owned weapons and the ammution are all registered and accounted for by the government. Any and all unregistered ammunition must be used at a government owned firing range, and none is allowed to leave...

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