• Gun Control Waiting Period
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    A problem that has developed recently in our society is the debate over gun control. Many questions arise concerning who should be able to own guns, and how those particular guns are obtained. One major debate is over our Constitutional right to own guns. I want to know when the government should draw the line. Statistics are not the only way a point can be proven about the harmful effects that guns have on our society. Stories from parents who have lost children, or children left fatherless or...
  • Gun Control Guns People Firearms
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    Do you like gun or like to own a gun? Would like to have a gun for self protection if the time comes? If so the gun control laws could cause you not to be able to. For that reason gun control laws are way too strict. Some of the elderly that live alone look to guns as self defense. That is way is why I believe there shouldn't be so much gun control. Approximately 2. 5 million times a year guns are used in self defense. There is about 62, 200 victims of violent crimes one percent of them use gun...
  • Gun Saftey Guns Animal People
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    Gun Control Guns are used all around the world. Guns are in their own nature dangerous weapons. The automatic assault weapon is one of these potentially dangerous weapons, which is used for many reasons. There is no weapon that can be beneficially used. Leaving the sale of any gun a potential threat; because they allow many unnecessary accidents to take place. People can not be stereo typed because any one could became a killer. Even Hunting has lost its sport with the use of most guns. Could i...
  • Gun Control Bear Arms
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    The Freedom to Bear Arms Gun control is a very controversial issue among society at present. Many feel guns are the cause of a great amount of crime. This has been an especially popular topic recently in lieu of the shooting at Columbine and other high schools across the country. Are these crimes reason to take away our freedom to bear arms? I do not believe so. The average person uses guns mainly as a means of protection. If limitations are placed on guns, they will only stop the average Americ...
  • 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...
  • Guns Bear Arms
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    The Freedom to Bear Arms Gun control is a very controversial issue among society at present. Many feel guns are the cause of a great amount of crime. This has been an especially popular topic recently in lieu of the shooting at Columbine and other high schools across the country. Are these crimes reason to take away our freedom to bear arms I do not believe so. The average person uses guns mainly as a means of protection. If limitations are placed on guns, they will only stop the average Americ...
  • Arguments For Gun Control
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    The violence in today's world, has become ordinary and common. This violence causes a staggering number of deaths and injuries throughout the world. The main weapon used to engage in violence is the gun. That's why I want a strict gun control policy that would nearly abolish guns and make the world a safer place. This policy would make it impossible to buy guns and would only allow hunters to "rent" guns. By doing this, violence, related to guns, would greatly and rapidly decrease. On April 20 ...
  • 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...
  • Gun Control Legislation Guns Ferguson Children
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    The question of weather or not to have tougher gun control laws is a major issue for the American society. Violence with guns in the United States seems to be ever growing. Gun violence claims the lives of an estimated 34, 000 Americans each year. It is evident that some people should just not have the right, or privilege to own a gun. Such was the case of Colin Ferguson, who boarded a Long Island Railroad train in New York City. Ferguson proceeded to pull out a 9-millimeter pistol and walk down...
  • Free Zone Gun Guns Control
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    Gun Free, Why have Guns? Abstract This report will show how effective gun free zone will cut down the number of crimes committed here in United State. It will also show how using gun free zone will enforce gun control. This reports main focus is on gun control and not to take away or get rid of guns. It is our constitutional right to bear arms. The justice system has been trying to come up with ways of controlling and monitoring the use of guns. One of the main goals that many citizens want thi...
  • Gun Control Criminals Often Carry Highly Illegal
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    Americans are faced with a huge problem of violence in the streets, these streets have become a place where old people are beaten for their social security checks, where little women are attacked and raped, where teen aged thugs shoot it out for some turf to sell their illegal drugs, and finally where small children everyday are caught in the way of bullets during drive by shootings. We try to ignore the criminals in our society and how they hurt it, but we shouldn't. We should take actions to s...
  • Shooting Sports Guns Gun People
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    Gun control isn't about guns its about control. Laws that forbid the carrying of arms. disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants, they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man. This is the premise that a nationally known organization, the NRA stands behind. They believe that our forefathers included ...
  • Why Bebe Guns Are Dangerous
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    Why bebe-guns are dangerous This past summer, when I was "horsing" around with my friends, I came to realize how dangerous a bebe-gun can be. I learned that I had made a big mistake by not thinking before my actions, and that is what got me into trouble. My friends and I were fooling around with a bebe-gun, shooting at cans. One bebe ricocheted off one of the cans and hit a man on the golf course. I wanted to apologize, but was frightened to at the time. The park police came to my house and que...
  • Gun Control Synthesis Paper
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    When you mention gun control, many things come to mind. School shooting, the Brady Law, second amendment rights, and kids killing kids, these issues have prompted a controversy over guns and whether they are a menace to society. There are many types of guns and each contributes to crime differently. The smaller more easily concealed weapons, like handguns and sawed off shotguns are most likely to be used in crime. While the larger firearms, rifles, have a slightly lower reported incidence of cr...
  • Gun Control Guns People Gore
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    The United States is in a very unusual situation right now as most people know. We still haven't come up with a president. The effects of the candidate we elect for our next president may change my life and may not. If Bush is elected, everything I believe and stand up for will stay the same. I really hope he will become the next president because he will ensure the protection of my rights. If Gore were elected as our next president, my life could seriously be effected. There are several issues...
  • Gun Control 6 Guns Laws Feel
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    The issue of gun control is a very hot topic in today s society. Many believe there should be no guns. They believe that all guns should be taken away and that all Americans, regardless of age, race, sex, or religion, should be stripped of our second amendment right to keep and bear arms. While I do not agree with every claim and sentiment of the NRA, I am much farther from agreement with those who see guns as evil and believe they should be banned completely. I feel that there needs to be laws ...
  • Gun Control 7 Guns People Arms
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    Gun Control Gun control has been a controversial issue for years. A vast majority of citizens believe that if gun control is strictly enforced it would quickly reduce the threat of crime. Many innocent people feel they have the right to bear arms for protection, or even for the pleasure of hunting. These people are penalized for protecting their lives, or even for enjoying a common, innocent sport. To enforce gun control throughout the nation, means violating a persons Constitutional rights. Alt...
  • 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...
  • Guns In The Home With Children
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    A continual topic of discussion among Americans, including our law makers, is the emotional and easily misunderstood subject of guns and children. It goes beyond the primary right to bear arms and the many questions that arise from that basic constitutional guarantee. Reality itself already dictates the need to inform the gun owning public about the methods of excluding children from access to guns. It is also necessary to help produce the implementation of those methods. Guns and children are m...
  • Anti Gun Control Crimes With The Use Of Guns
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    Should the mere fact that criminals committing crimes with the use of guns infringe the national right of the innocent to possess guns. This is a question that arouses everywhere and no matter which way it is viewed the controversy will always go on. "A gun is a mere tool that can be used for good or evil. Our country is based on the belief that man is good until he or she is proven to be otherwise.' (Harris p. 2) This means that only a few people are committing crimes with uses of guns and why ...