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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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Ballistics: Firearm and Bullet

the evidence, Toms was easily convicted. The Toms case was probably the first in America in which ballistics was used to solve a crime. Much like in Toms case, most investigations start with a crime having been committed. Forensic ballistics and firearm investigation start when there are bullets, cartridges, a weapon, or any combination of the above found at a crime scene. With the evidence, a crime lab can search for clues on these items that could lead to a suspect or possibly prove that the items...

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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 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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Why Gun Control Is Necessary

“Gun Control: Securing the use, sale and purchase of firearms in a society so that the murder and violence rates decrease.” There are different extremes of the gun control issue. There are those who say that ALL firearms should be registered by ALL owners or that ALL firearms, except those used by law enforcement, should be taken away. Then, the other extreme, says that no one, or nothing should be able to control the purchase, sale or use of firearms. There is a middle-ground that supports both sides...

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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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Persuasive Eassy

to band firearm. No matter if all firearms are banded many criminals could still get a gun. Marijuana is illegal to have in many states, but that does not stop people from getting the drug. Banding firearms is not the answer. It would make it harder for an honest person to obtain a firearm. Developing stricter background check can help in some cases. Teaching people the proper ways of handling a firearm could also help. Keeping them away from children and also teaching them about firearms is important...

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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 in Canada

long and controversial history with supporters on different sides of the issue. There are those organizations who want the strictest gun control possible versus those pro-gun organizations that are staunchly opposed to tougher laws. The history of firearms control in Canada is rather widespread, dating back to early Confederation. The Constitution Act of 1867 divided legislative powers between the federal government and the provinces. The provinces were assigned property and civil rights powers under...

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