• Gun Control Guns Violence People
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    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 in food and modern law enf...
  • Rogerian Argument Second Amendment
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    Roger ian Argument - Final For some time now the question of whether or not handguns should be legal to all citizens has haunted our society. Is it morally right for anyone to carry a gun and shoot it when they feel it to be necessary Doesn't the second amendment still hold true today These question are ones that have been thrown back and forth between pro and anti gun users for some time and will probably continue for some time longer. There are people who say handguns in the home can only caus...
  • Gun Control Empire State Building
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    One of the most controversial issues in our society is gun control legislation. Violence associated with guns is increasing every year and something must be done to stop it. Gun legislation varies in every state. In some states gun policy is stricter than in other states. Gun legislation should be abolished in favor of federal gun legislation. To analyze the problem with gun violence today you must understand the gun laws that are in effect. The gun legislation in the United States are mostly b...
  • Gun Control Is It A Problem
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    Gun Control: Is It A Problem? Ten-thousand, five-hundred, twenty-seven people die a year in a handgun related incidents in the United States. This number, by far, out weighs those gun related deaths in countries such as Sweden, Great Britain, and Japan, which number 13, 22, and 87 respectively. What is the reason for such drastic differences in numbers? The latter mentioned countries have stricter gun control laws and they require bare arm safety courses. These laws have a direct relationship to...
  • Gun Control People Citizens Guns
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    Gun Control Gun control is a very big issue in the United States today. Many people don't agree with the gun control laws that they have today. Gun control laws only take guns away from law-abiding citizens. Many people have their own reasons for owning a gun. Why would the government want to make it harder for people to own a gun? People that own guns are not very likely to be attacked by criminals. Owning a handgun is one of the best ways of protection. The second amendment states "the right ...
  • Gun Control Nra Groups Weapons
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    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, that the Second Amendment doe...
  • Richard Gatling The Gatling Gun
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    Richard Jordan Gatling was born in January 1818 in Winton North Carolina, and died at the age of 85 in 1903. Gatling's career as an inventor began when he assisted his father in the construction of machines for sowing cottonseeds, and also for thinning cotton plants. He spent a lot of time in the fields with his father who helped him build some of his inventions. Richard Jordan Gatling was a medical doctor with numerous patents for his farm equipment inventions. To his credit he came up with the...
  • Gun Control People Lobbyists Laws
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    Gun Control Abortion, euthanasia, and capital punishment are all controversial issues in today's society. Just as important of an issue to many people is gun control. Gun control lobbyists believe that there should be more control over firearms while anti-lobbyists believe there is already enough. Although many people are killed or seriously injured by firearms which are improperly stored, statistics show that assaults with firearms have been progressively lowered since 1975. Therefore, Justice...
  • Shot The Mule Man Dave Gun
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    Why He is Not a Man In the story "The Man Who Was Almost a Man" by Richard Wright, there is a boy named Dave. Dave is a young boy trying to figure out what a man really is. Right now, he believes that a man is someone who owns a gun. Dave needs proper education about guns and needs the knowledge about what a man really is to be a man. Dave needs to be taught what a man really is because he is not a young man just because he has a gun. Dave is a seventeen-year-old boy who wants a gun. He thinks ...
  • Will Gun Control Reduce Crime
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    Crime rate in the United States is higher than 60 percent of all countries. It is not only gun-related crime it is crime in general. They have tried many different ways to lower crime rate but have not been successful. The government has stiffened drug, rape, gun, and other laws but have not yet been able to successfully lower crime rate. To lower crime rate, stiffened gun control laws are not the way to go. Gun control is not a major factor in lowering crime rate. Guns are not only owned by th...
  • Gun Violence Deadly Weapons
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    I believe that it is time for laws that govern guns to be tightened and a compromise to be made between gun banning and complete gun freedom. First I strongly believe that the gun owners must be responsible for their guns, no matter who gets a hold of them or how. A gun is a deadly weapon and if you own one and it is used in a crime, you should bear some responsibility. People need to be responsible for their dogs, and although some dogs are dangerous, they are much less dangerous than a gun. If...
  • Gun Control Kill People
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    Uncontrollable Guns Tom is running full speed, maybe even for his life. It is a perfect summer night in San Jose, and Tom and his work partner just left work minutes before. They were walking through a "bad neighborhood" when some thugs started hassling them, and yelling obscenities at them. Tom and his friend walked by them quickly soon to be chased by the thugs. The thugs were threatening Tom and his friend's life. Tom and his friend continue to run till the reach a busy intersection where Tom...
  • Public Opinion On Gun Control
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    Public Opinion on Gun Control The twentieth century was a time of many political assassinations and violent shootings. A nation in shock mourned the deaths of President John Kennedy and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. At the end of the twentieth century the nation endured rising rates of violent crime, with young people frequently involved as victims and perpetrators and often armed with guns. Between July 1992, and June 30, 1999, there were 358 school-associated violent deaths in th...
  • Gun Control Legislation Nra Guns Congress
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    web The Politics of Gun Control Legislation The recent violent phenomenon of tragic shootings such as the incident at Columbine high school in which 13 students and one teacher were killed and 23 other people were wounded has captured the attention of both the public and politicians alike and has stirred a need to take action. With shootings in Littleton, Colorado followed by Conyers, Georgia and yet another in Gibson, Oklahoma, gun control has become a pressing issue in congress. However while ...
  • Gun Control Second Amendment
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    It is being argued that gun control violates our constitutional rights stated in the second amendment. The second amendment states 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 (Harris, 1998). Pro-gunners believe that the second amendment gives them the right to have any and all typed of firearms. But, the second amendment was written during a time when the nation was at war. Ordinary citizen...
  • Demolishing The Constitution Gun Control
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    Demolishing the Constitution Few Policy debates have been as dominated by emotion as the one on gun control. Perhaps one reason why this issue is so heatedly discussed is because it tampers with our right to bear arms. The calls for gun restrictions or for bans on guns are calls for change in our social and constitutional system. Those of us who love our freedom and fundamental human right of self-defense need to fully realize that gun control leads to the destruction of the constitution. "A wel...
  • Is Gun Control Necessary
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    Is Gun Control Necessary As a result of the many school shootings that have taken place in the last few years, there has been a huge push for stricter gun control laws. Many people don t feel safe in today s society. The government has been listening to the people and has already passed some laws. There are some people who are opposed to stircter gun control laws. Many gun enthusiasts don t believe that gun control laws realy work because only the law abiding citizens would follow them and they ...
  • State And Local Gun Gore Criminals
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    As a Member of Congress and as Vice President, Al Gore has worked hard to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable, quality health care. He has fought for a strong, enforceable Patients' Bill of Rights, worked to ensure that women and children receive high quality care, promoted innovative solutions for long term care needs, and fought to protect and improve Medicare and Medicaid. Gore also has been a leading advocate for medical research. Gore Supported the Largest National Gun Enfor...
  • Guns Background Check
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    The Right to Control Arms, Not Bear Them A child, two years of age, walks into her parents bedroom. After playing on the bed for a while, the childs attention is drawn to a shiny metallic object under the bed, a gun that is fully loaded. The child takes the gun and plays with it. Holding the barrel of the gun the child tries to examine it further. She looks into the barrel, of the gun, gripping it from the trigger. The toddler, while looking down the barrel, pulls the trigger. The father of the...
  • Drug Dealers Gun Regulation Guns
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    PAID ADVERTISEMENT Term Paper Gun Control By: Don Sunberg E-mail: "In order to reduce gun violence in the U. S. , there should be stricter gun regulation." By Don Sunberg U. S. Politics and Government Dr. M. Anderson September 13, 1999 Violence and crime in today's society is inevitable. Human nature is full of hatred, jealousy, and chaos. Throwing guns into the equation adds security for some, and vulnerability for others. Gun regulation is a topic of debate that has been going on for years an...