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Gun Show Syllogism Essay

Firearms act, enacted in 1934, did not prohibit all automatic weapons and silencers as is often believed. It did enforce fees and registration of these types of weapons. It requires an individual to apply to own a Class III weapon, and to notify the law enforcement in their community of their ownership. "Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives." This has probably reduced the number of people who would otherwise own a Class III weapon. And those who own an illegal version, are careful to...

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gun control

shootings nation, but aside from the oral debates, over the past decade – the latest being there are clear facts, that state, that the Newton shootings at the Sandy school shootings actually lead to Hook Elementary School in increasing weapon sales. Connecticut in December 2012 – the President of the United States, Barack Obama, addressed the nation at the National Rifle Association Campaign1 on Gun Control the 16th of January 2013 to announce a plan to change America’s gun culture...

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Gun Control, Pro and Con.

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 from millions of years ago, Wikipedia wrote that chimpanzees are the first one to be the target of human being using those weapons such as sharp stones and spears. Since then, thousands of weapons are invented, for example, small...

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Should the Government Limit Our Right to Bear Arms?

needs to focus on WHO gets to bear arms rather than take the right to bear arms from all people. Congress needs to set harder laws and punishments for those who misuse guns and other weapons. They also need to set higher requirements for gun purchases. For example: no one with a felony charge of misusing a weapon of any sort shall be able to buy a gun. It’s not perfect but it’s a start. It was important for the people of America to have the right to bear arms not only to protect and feed themselves...

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Article Rebuttal

sanction trade throughout the world. The Smalls Arms Treaty will help prevent these terrible things from happening because the tyrants will not have the same ability to gain access to the weapons used to control their nations through militant fear. The sanction will make it more difficult for countries that develop the weapons to legally trade with countries who abuse military abilities. Gingrich (2012) also argues that “Every person on the planet has the right to defend themselves from those who would...

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Would Banning Firearms Solve The Crime Problems in America?

everywhere to you wherever you may go. It is the will to use that technology that is culturally coded and that this is what shapes the number of murder and suicide assaults in our nation. The world as we see it today is filled with the widespread of weapons that can be used in multiple ways. The availability of firearms is a crucial determinant of the incidence of murder or suicide. Patterns of murder, suicide, or other violent crimes reflect on basic economic cultural factors in which the availability...

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The Relationship between Homicide Rates and Gun Ownership

are used. This can explain the big reduction in gun ownership after 1993. key words: homicide rates, gun ownership, and gun control. The relationship between homicide rates and gun ownership 3 Guns are a kind of weapon which is created for war. Nowadays, people also use guns to protect themselves. However, many people use guns to commit crimes because guns can hurt people easily. This makes guns a big issue in some countries in which citizens can own guns legally...

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Gun Control Is Needed

assault weapons. A lot of money is spent each year on legislation (See Appendix for figures). The Gun Owners of America is another group that is against gun control. The GOA preserves and defends the rights of gun owners through legislation. They publish books, articles, and videos on gun issues and how those issues affect people. They also conduct seminars for the press and Congress about issues on the Second Amendment, and gun issues. The GOA opposes bans on semiautomatic weapons, armor...

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Armed Teachers Paper

in the classroom. “In response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012 that left 20 children and six staff members dead, some school districts in Missouri have started training teachers to carry concealed weapons in classrooms” (Ashtari). Teachers should be armed for the children’s safety because it would make intruders think twice before entering the school. One advantage to having teachers carry guns is that criminals would not see schools as such an easy...

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Gun Laws

restrictions on ownership and add requirements to getting a gun. In general, most pro-gun law activists, want guns to be regulated more strictly–no guns for mentally ill people, ban on assault rifles, requirements to education classes on gun safety, make weapons safer, ban on high capacity magazines, and tougher background checks , . On the opposite side of the spectrum, people who are against gun laws believe these new restrictions could intrude on their natural born rights as an American citizen and don’t...

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