• Gun Control Abiding Citizens
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    A proposed federal law to outlaw all guns would be more effective at disarming law-abiding citizens than at disarming the criminals who abuse them. If guns were outlawed, the criminals would not stop carrying guns, but the good, law-abiding citizens would. It would do nothing about the illegally obtained handguns in the possession of criminals. In The NRA is Right, Josh Sugarmann states that "One tenet of the National Rifle Association's faith has always been that handgun controls do little to s...
  • Gun Control Is The Devil
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    Gun-control, term that refers to the management of firearms in an effort to reduce criminal use of weapons. Gun-control generally is concerned with the passage of legislation- on a local, state, or national level-that places restrictions on legal ownership of certain firearms. These restrictions often involve mandatory waiting periods for prospective gun buyers or banning the sale of some weapons altogether. In the early 1990 s there were more than 200 million privately owned guns in the United ...
  • Gun Control Bear Arms
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    GUN CONTROL Guns have always been an increasing problem in our country. A lot of people use guns for hunting and other sports where guns are needed. There are also a lot of people who are using guns to kill or injure people. This has been a problem in the United States for many years. The gun control policies that the government has put into effect just flat out have not been working. The second amendment of the United States Constitution says, "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the ...
  • Society's Need For The Registration Of Handguns
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    Society's Need for the Registration of Handguns Guns are an instrument that even the most careful of people could do harm with. Gun owners should go to firearm safety classes so they will be educated on proper handling and storage of the gun. While this should only be voluntary, something should be done to insure that guns are only sold to people who have a safe background and are of age. Congress should mandate the registration of handguns in order to keep criminals from possessing guns, to cut...
  • Accidentally Kill Guns Handguns People
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    By: Rick E-mail: Handguns Must Go People own hand guns for many reasons. Some keep handguns for protection; others collect them as a hobby. There is a substantial amount of people in America that own handguns for one specific reason, to commit crimes. Usually they are committing a crime just by having a gun in their possession. The person is breaking current laws anyways; making tougher gun control laws will not change the fact that they are committing a crime. How can guns be kept away from cri...
  • Gun Control American Public
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    the U. S. needs Gun Control When people talk about gun control it becomes such a broad topic of discussion that nothing is ever done. Gun control is commonly thought of as getting the guns out of the hands of the criminals but in all actuality the guns need to be taken out of the hands of the American public. This is because guns, especially handguns, present a great danger to the American public because of misuse and negligence. This negligence and misuse can lead to accidental shootings and s...
  • Gun Control Involving Guns
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    Gun Control Since the days of the pioneers of the United States, firearms have been part of the American tradition as protection and a means of hunting or sport. As we near the end of the 20 th century the use of guns has changed significantly. Because of fast and steady increase in crime and the fight for the right to own a hand gun, the introduction of legislation for gun control, to try to reduce the crime in the United States, has been a hotly debated issue in recent years. Although many peo...
  • Gun Control Involving Guns
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    Controlling sales and the registration of guns and owners is necessary because of the homicide rate involving guns and the violence caused by criminals using guns. Since the early days of the United States, firearms have been part of the American tradition as protection and as a means of hunting or sport. As we near the end of the 20 th century the use of guns has changed significantly. Because the increase in crime and the fight for the right to own a handgun, the introduction of legislation fo...
  • Cowboys With Guns Chuck Wagon
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    Cowboys with Guns during the Wild Wild West In the Old West, guns played an important role in the lives of cowboys. There were various kinds of guns that cowboys used. They fell into two categories: hand gun and rifle. The most common handguns were the Derringer and the Colt. 45; as for rifles there was the Winchester. Most of the time guns were used for shooting animals for food or calming the cattle. Occasionally, a cowboy might have to use one against Indians or rustlers. On the trail most c...
  • Bear Arms Guns Gun Control
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    At Close Range, Survival is Rare Gun Control issues have been apart of American landscape since the days of pioneers. The use of guns has changed over the years. Once used by settlers to survive, guns are now used in killing humans across the United States. Jim Reibsame, a contributor to the Dallas Morning News stated, There is an urban outrage at some of the practices at controlling predators. There is a popular notion that we should let the wolves live, which happens to contrast with a century...
  • 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...
  • Gun Control 4 Stricter Laws
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    Gun control has been an issue for a long time. Gun control is the government limitation of the purchase and ownership of firearms. The availability of guns is controlled by nations and localities throughout the world. In the U. S. the right of the people to keep and bear arms is guaranteed by the Constitution, but has been variously interpreted. Some states and localities have enacted strict licensing and other control measures. The issue is gun control, and the following arguments present the ...
  • Gun Control Guns People Crime
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    Before we discussed gun control in class, I thought that gun control was the perfect solution to crime. But is it After spending many days in class debating gun control, I realized that there is much more to the subject than I thought. Many new questions arose in my head like: Does the government have the right to take away the freedom of owning a gun Does gun control really decrease crime like I thought it would Are we safer if we all have guns These are all questions that I still do not have t...
  • Gun Control Guns Criminals Laws
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    In "Just Take Away Their Guns," author James Q. Wilson argues that "Legal restraints on the lawful purchase of guns will have little effect on the illegal use of guns" (Wilson 63). Wilson points out that it would be tough to remove all legally purchased guns from the streets and nearly impossible to confiscate illegally purchased guns. Gun advocate J. Warren Cassidy argues that "The American people have a right 'to keep and bear arms'. This right is protected by the Second Amendment to the Const...
  • 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...
  • The Future Of Gun Control
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    THE FUTURE OF GUN CONTROL This report is about the future of gun control. The future of gun control is basically that guns will soon be very hard to get your hands on and even after you get them then you will be very restricted on where, when, and how you will be able to use your firearm. The types of guns that most people are against are already banned. People do not take the time to do the research to find out that the types of guns that are used for hunting are not most commonly used in armed...
  • Guns And Gun Control
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    In 1988, Handguns killed 7 people in Great Britain, 19 in Sweden, 53 in Switzerland, 25 in Israel, 13 in Australia, 8 in Canada, and 8, 915 in the United States. The figures are shocking but what is the solution Gun control is a problem that our country has faced for many years. In the past this issue has been placed on the back burner but the recent school, subway, and gang related shootings have pushed it to the forefront of political and social issues. Guns are an issue that is surrounded by ...
  • Gun Control Guns Violence Make
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    You " re sitting in your living room talking to your mom and hear a gun shot. You run out hoping it's not a loved one but sadly your brother or sister has just been shot. What do you do? Since the shootings at the schools have happened I have taken an interest for gun control. There's so much violence out there that have guns involved and I want to stop that. There should be stricter regulations on the control of guns. To get my point across we have to see the history on guns, the laws an d how ...
  • Gun Control Guns Illegal
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    Gun Control (Bill-C 68) is a highly controversial issue in Canada. This essay will examine both sides of the controversy by presenting information surrounding the topic. Giving that the subject of Gun Control and its legality is an emotional one, this paper will provide the reader with a objective and clear picture of the issue. If bill C-68 becomes law, Canada will be a safer place. There are many views on whether guns should be banned. The views on this subject are numerous. On one side guns ...
  • Guns 4 Gun Control Regulations
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    Books related Guns 4 guns Books related to guns Gun Control Mass homicides and numerous suicides should be evidence enough that this country needs stronger gun control laws. The articles that I m using for this paper both focus on guns. One article gives details of the high number of suicides that are assisted by the use of guns. The other describes our countries unsuccessful attempts at new restrictions on gun ownership. More people are killing themselves with guns, than those being killed by o...