• Gun Control Guns People Crime
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    Gun control in todays society is one of the major problems we face in the use and misuse of guns. Guns are deadly weapons that can change a persons life physically and emotionally, mostly when it is not used properly. Many people possess at least one handgun for the purpose of their own protection in home; while others own guns for their own pleasure. Although it may serve as a protection to an individual, it can also be misused. This is why it should be limited to the use of authorities such as...
  • 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...
  • The Effects Of Concealed Handgun Laws
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    Executive Summary Loosen restrictions on handguns There is currently much debate surrounding the issue of gun control. Much of this debate is centered around the nondiscretionary concealed-handgun laws, also known as "conceal and carry" laws, that have become increasingly popular. Proponents of concealed handgun laws state that the laws lower the rate of violent crime, while detractors claim that raising the number of guns in society can only raise the crime rate. The question of whether or not ...
  • 000 People Gun Handguns Laws
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    A constitutional Right? Carl T Bogus, the author of a 1992 article, " The Strong Case for Gun Control", explains to the reader of the importance and relevance of tougher and more strict gun control laws in local governments today. Bogus begins by telling of the recent rise in school shootings and violent crimes in the united states. He explains that in 1998, more than four thousand children were killed by guns, and it took a string of school related shootings to bring that fact to the attention ...
  • 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...
  • Brady Bill Concealed Handgun
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    Brady Law Falsehoods By Sterling Engelhard The Brady law has received much credit for the country's rapidly dropping crime rate. Yet with the Supreme Court striking down the laws background check requirements, it faces its ultimate test. If gun control advocates are correct, the court's decision will unleash a new crime wave. The Justice Department continually releases 'new's tidies crediting the law with reducing crime. Actually, the downward crime trend started in 1991, well before the Brady ...
  • Gun Control Laws Crime Law
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    The right to bear arms is guaranteed in the constitution by the Second Amendment. Liberals are looking to amend the constitution any way they can. They want to ban handguns or at least restrict sales. Studies have shown that gun control cannot stop people from committing the crime. While the Founding Fathers of this country were developing the system of government, as set forth in the Constitution, many feared that a standing army controlled by a strong central government would leave them helple...
  • Guns Were Not Invented Gun Criminals Weapons
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    TAKING AWAY OUR FREEDOM The legalization of concealed weapons for the purpose of self protection has and will decrease the number of gun related crimes. Guns were not invented for the purpose of robbing a bank, or mugging someone in a dark alley. Guns were not invented by criminals or by people looking for a way to murder or intimidate. The invention of the gun was directed at making hunting easier and eventually was used in war to defend our country. The first guns, or mortars were cannons. The...
  • Task Force Gun Guns People
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    A fast rising issue today in America is whether handguns should be allowed on the streets or not. Some believe that all guns should be banned and they do no good but destroy human lives. Others believe that from the beginning of time guns have been legal and should always stay that way. Some major questions have arrived with debate. Should handguns be at easy access to get or should there be tougher laws Are the rights of Americans infringed upon if handguns are regulated The Second Amendment st...
  • Gun Control Guns One Laws
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    Whenever some terrible act of violence occurs such as the horrible Columbine Shooting, people start looking for answers and pointing fingers. They want to put the blame on something saying, "It was the parents fault," or, "It is television and the Internet's fault," but the blame is most often put on an inanimate object that does only what the person operating it tells it to do. In the next few minutes one should realize that it is not the gun's fault and more gun control laws are not the answer...
  • Taking Responsibility Made The Decision
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    1999 must be a great year to be alive if you are a criminal! Nobody takes responsibility for his or her own actions anymore. Someone commits a heinous crime, and anything but the criminal gets blamed. It was a harsh childhood, abusive parents, violent movies and video games, the availability of guns and bomb making materials, the Internet, pornography, peer pressure, etc. In my mind, if you commit a crime, then you are a criminal. I am the only one that makes the decisions I make in life. Other...
  • Constitutional Issues Gun Control
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    Gun Control is a very controversial issue in American society today. Gun Control is an issue that has been fought over for many years and still has not been resolved. Many groups (organizations) have formed due to the issue of gun control, some being extremely large and powerful. These groups include; PAX, The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, and the NRA. PAX and The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence are two very strong anti-gun groups. Both of these groups also have very strong arguments. One of t...
  • Gun Control Canada Under Fire
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    In the Interests of the Public: New Gun Control Laws in Canadian increase in gun control is not in the best interests of society, it just provides a false sense of security. Through out history governments have used guns as a scapegoat for their problems with violent crime. Guns are not the problem when it comes to society's problems with violence, people are. Guns do not commit the crimes people do. You must control the criminals in order to control crime. The first restrictions on firearms in...
  • Stop Crime Bible Education Gun
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    Article: "Bible offers remedy for nations reaping what it has sowed", Rev. Jim Williams. Orlando Sentinel Tribune, Section: Osceola Sentinel, page 5; August 24, 1996 Researching the issue of the right to bear arms was somewhat difficult at first because I really did not know what to focus on. I did find this article, though, and it really interested me because of the different perspective it took on the issue. The article starts off with a quote from the Bible, so the reader knows right away tha...
  • Fighting For Gun Control
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    Fighting for Gun Control We, as part of a free country, naturally abhor violence. It is a factor that has risen and fallen over the years. In today s society, guns have become common weapons used in violent situations. They are an escalating problem that are only leading to more deaths over the years. However, Americans generally believe that gun control cannot do much to reduce these high levels of deaths. Many serious scholars have already accepted the argument that the huge number of guns alr...
  • Gun Control Rights Advocates
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    A REPORT ON GUN CONTROL As stated in court records on Kitchen vs K-Mart Corp. , On the night of December 14, 1987, petitioner Deborah Kitchen was shot by her ex-boyfriend, Thomas Knapp, and rendered a permanent quadriplegic, shortly after Knapp purchased a. 22 caliber bolt-action rifle from a local K-Mart retail store. Knapp testified that he had consumed a fifth of whiskey and case of beer beginning that morning and up until he left a local bar. He returned to the bar and, after observing Kitch...
  • Problem With Gun Control
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    Thesis The debate over the issue of whether or not American citizens have the undisputed right to bear arms is a controversy that has been brought up many times dating back to the late 1800 s. One of the biggest controversies is the true meaning of the Second Amendment of the Constitution and whether or not gun control is constitutional. Even after multiple debates a clear interpretation of the Amendment on which everyone can agree has still not been reached. Both sides continue to decipher the ...
  • Battle For Gun Control
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    The Battle for Gun Control Jason Reif schneider March 8, 1999 The Battle for Gun Control The United States of America has the highest rate of gun-related deaths of any nations in the world, and yet has some of the most liberal policies of gun control. Very few laws exist that limit the sale, or trade of guns. Controversy surrounds this issue, with both sides touting statistics and surveys to support their case. However, the issue of gun-control regulations has not been resolved. Gun-control laws...
  • Gun Control Fact Vs Fiction
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    Gun Control, Fact v. Fiction "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil in the world is for enough good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke (1729-1797) A subject of much debate, in recent years, is the issue of gun-related violence. Although many media outlets appear to necessitate the use of false information, related to firearms, in order to further their own anti-gun agenda, there are many falsities which must be dispelled. The fact remains that increased gun laws will only prevent the law...
  • Sniper Weapon Caliber Gun Armor
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    Are Current Gun Laws Sufficient For Are Current Gun Laws Sufficient For A Safe Society? This question can be easily answered with a resounding? no? . No gun background check, weapon ban, or gun buyback will ever prevent weapons from getting into the hands of criminals. Even with the hundreds if not thousands of gun laws already on the books, gun crime is still prevalent in our society. Why? Simple, all you have to do is look at our lax laws regarding punishment for criminals. Prison should be h...