• Gun Control Crime Rate Police
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    Argument Paper Over the last twenty years, a large amount of effort and money has been spent over legislation regarding gun control. Gun control advocates maintained that increased gun control could reduce the soaring crime rates of the early 70's. However, most of the arguments used for gun control are the result of careful manipulation of data and emotional appeal. These "myths " are twisted by our liberal media until they are seen as the truth. However, despite the claims of gun control acti...
  • 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 Is Needed
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    Gun Control Is Needed 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 th...
  • 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...
  • Gun Control People Laws One
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    The Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights gives people the right to keep and bear arms. The ideas of setting strict laws that allow only hunting rifle use, and laws that allow more freedom has been argued over for many years. The best argument protecting the Second Amendment is that people have more security when possessing a gun. Although this is possibly true, gun control provides much more than comfort for the people. The second amendment has some benefits, but many dangers also come with ha...
  • An Argument Against Gun Control
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    An Argument Against Gun Control As long ago as 1789, the creators of the Constitution realized the importance of guns in American society. The Second Amendment states," 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." No loopholes, or legal caches exist in this statement. The Founding Fathers allow for no restriction of the private ownership of firearms. Yet, in recent years anti-gun politicians hav...
  • Justice Gun Control
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    This distortion of reality results, of course, in a general perception that we are in the midst of a crime wave. Wright argues that these myths must be understood to recognize the source and purpose they serve, and also to know how and why American react to crime Wright offers a challenging new analysis of the misconceptions surrounding crime and an evaluation of the role of the criminal-justice system and the social context of crime. that even with enlightened policies and higher levels of supp...
  • 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...
  • Gun Control Guns Viewpoints Opposing
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    1. Id like to begin by saying that everything that you just heard about the success of gun control is FALSE. Case and point: Washington D. C. Since 1976, the District of Columbia has had the countrys most extreme gun control laws. NO civilian may BUY or CARRY a handgun, nor may ANY gun be kept loaded or assembled in a home for self-defense. YET, Washington has one of the HIGHEST homicide rates in the country. In 1992, the Washington Post conducted interviews with 114 inmates in D. C. s Lorton P...
  • 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 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...
  • Gun Control Polsby Bogus People
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    Do We Need Tougher Gun Control Laws What does the sound of amendment mean In its entirety it reads, "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." Does this confer an unqualified right to bear arms Or is it a right conditioned by the clause preceding the statement of right Does the militia refer to the pe 9 opl e generally, or does it specifically relate to the organized ("well regulated") milita...
  • Gun Control Guns People Crimes
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    If I were to write a paper on gun control I would have to say that finding the information on the topic was very readily available. The Internet is A fairly reliable means of obtaining important and accurate information. There were also numerous books dedicated to the Issue of Gun Control. I could write a number of papers with the information I collected. Such as Different form of gun control, why gun control works, and Why should we Fight Gun Control. I could easily write a paper in support of...
  • Violence Policy Center Gun Control
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    They include Cease Fire, Handgun Control and The Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, and the Violence Policy Center. On the other hand, Gun Owners of America, National Firearms Association and mainly the NRA are the major enemies of gun control. Interest groups are assumed interested in only one policy. It will offers and provides legislators with campaign resources, in exchange for future services. One can define resource as it is used here: A resource is anything that can be used to sway the ...
  • 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 Report Control Laws Web
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    Gun Control Report for the History/Social Science Department At San Marcos High School Sean Merz bacher Economics Period 2 12-2-00 Gun control report for the History/Social Sciences Department At San Marcos High School During recent debates it has been proven that gun control must be enforced, for example, the recent slaughter of fourteen students and one teacher at a suburban Colorado high school. According to the congress, they are pushing for mandatory child safety locks and tougher back roun...
  • Gun Control Is Ruining America
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    Gun control has long been an issue affecting Americans. It has slowly been ruing America. Started in the early part of this century and continuing to be an issue today, gun control is picking up speed and gaining force via many laws that have been put into place. Gun lobbying groups persuade voters and raise citizen's awareness and often use the Second Amendment in their fight. Many groups of people are hurt by gun control. As we will see, the only people to benefit from gun control are crimina...
  • Opposing Gun Control Legislation Criminals Firearms
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    Opposing Gun Control Gun control is actually many issues wrapped up into two words. To some people gun control is a crime issue, while to others it is a rights issue. Gun control is also a safety issue and an education issue. Within each of these issues, there are those who want gun control legislation, and those like myself, who want less gun control legislation. Guns most definitely are not for everyone. Certain individuals can not handle a gun safely, and some people choose to use firearms in...
  • Gun Un Control Laws People Example
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    Gun Control 1 st affirmative speech Anyone who thinks that we have enough gun control laws is either NRA, or severly misguided. And since I'm probably going to end up getting brushed off in the long run anyway, I'll get my teams two cents in. There is really no place to begin, so I'll dive on in head first. Gun Control laws need to be much stricter. This is so obvious it isn't even funny. While on thought about this issue, I thought about what our colleges, the negative status quo would say. I ...
  • Gun Controll Control Government Citizens
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    My thoughts on gun control are, , well, , gun control is out of control! ! The ignorant citizens of this society who support and push for more constraining GUN CONTROL LAWS have no idea of what GUN CONTROL is! ! Paul Harvey sums up THE TRUTH ABOUT GUN CONTROL . Everyone should read this article and remember history, , all of history. Remember how this nation was born, how TEXAS was liberated (by armed citizens)! ! Never forget how ruthless dictators and governments sacrificed and massacred their...