• 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 ...
  • Gun Laws Concealed Handgun
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    States from Michigan to Nebraska to California, as well as the federal government, are considering new rules on letting law-abiding citizens carry guns. Does allowing citizens to carry concealed handguns deter violent crimes Or does this cause otherwise law-abiding citizens to harm each other Thirty-one states now have guaranteed their citizens the right to carry concealed handguns if applicants do not have a criminal record or a history of significant mental illness. So what have the results be...
  • 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 ...
  • Criminology Gun Control Firearms Citizens Criminals
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    In today's world, where violence is portrayed in every aspect of American life, one may ask how can anybody protect himself or herself. I believe the only way is by doing just that, protecting yourself. That is where the notion of gun control comes up. It states in the second amendment to the Constitution that, "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." The definition of gun control is governm...
  • Gun Control Or Not
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    Imagine today, somebody or government came into your town and started taking possession of all your personal fire arms. Just so they could keep you under their control. What would you think or do about this In the summer of 1768, the British army tried to disarm the new residents of Boston. This process went on until the end of 1775. This took place so that the King of England would not have his invincible army revolted against in the new land to the West. The bostonian's of the new west were r...