• 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 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 People Guns Citizens
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    Gun Control Gun control is an awfully big issue in the United States today. Many people in America don't agree with the gun control laws that they have today. Gun control laws only take guns and freedom away from law-abiding citizens. Many citizens 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 aren't very likely to be attacked by criminals. Owning a handgun is one of the best ways of protection when used co...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gun Control Second Amendment
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    Gun Control Gun control has been a hot topic for very long time. People on the anti-gun control side believe that gun ownership is a Constitutional right backed by the Second Amendment. The anti-gun believe that you should be able to posses and own any firearm. They also believe that gun laws only restrict the law abiding citizens. Pro-gun control believe that guns are the backbone to our crime problem. They also believe that gun laws help keep guns of the street and deter crime. The Second Ame...
  • Gun Control 2nd Amendment Rights Should Not Be Infringed
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    The book titled 'Guns in America' written by Helen Strahinich defines gun control as any las that restricts the ownership or sale of firearms (Strahinich 2). The history of the gun control debate can be traced back to colonial times when guns were being outlawed to keep them out of the hands of the poor. Today, the subject still remains so controversial that many politicians fear touching the subject. Will banning guns eliminate crime? Will criminals still be al be to obtain firearms? These are ...
  • Gun Control Firearms People Law
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    Gun Control Americans are faced with an ever-growing problem of violence. Our streets have become a battleground where the elderly are beaten for their social security checks, where terrified women are viciously attacked and raped, where teen-age gangsters shoot it out for a patch of turf to sell their illegal drugs, and where innocent children are caught daily in the crossfire of drive-by shootings. We cannot ignore the damage that these criminals are doing to our society, and we must take acti...
  • Modern Day Punishment Criminals In Jail
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    The philosopher Plato once said, The Law, like a good archer, should aim at the right measure of punishment. In society today, crime and injustice rule the modern world. Because of this, prisons have become a permanent part of America s criminal justice system. Throughout history, modern societies have felt compelled to incriminate those men and women who violate what is thought to be acceptable behavior. Most sophisticated members of society would vote to throw all criminals in jail, regardless...
  • Gun Control Guns Nra Law
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    Gun Control The National Rifle Association (NRA) is a very powerful organization with huge financial backing; it wants laws already in placed to be used more forcefully to control the use of guns in committing crimes. However, people are still dying; something more must be done to take guns out of the hands of those who plan and execute criminal behavior. The NRA makes valid points when arguing the topic of gun control; however, I do not agree with the majority of their argument. The organizatio...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...