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  • People Against Gun Control
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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
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    Gun Control With the possible exception of abortion, no other current issue has split the country in two like the debate surrounding gun control. Both sides are equally adamant. The pro gun side, as represented by the National Rifle Association, continues to oppose all gun control measures primarily on the grounds that any law restricting gun ownership is unconstitutional. Proponents of gun control argue that gun violence is an epidemic out of control across the country, and call on federal lawm...
  • Several Major Anti Gun Control Groups
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    Gun Control Is Needed Regulation of guns is a necessary action that needs to be taken in order to save lives. A good definition of gun control is needed to understand the sides and issues. Gun control is an effort to stop the rise in violent crime by strengthening laws on the ownership of firearms. Persons in the group against gun control believe that gun control is wrong, and that it is a violation of constitutional rights. Those in favor of gun control believe that gun control is good, that th...
  • People Against Gun Control
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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 20th 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 peop...
  • Gun Control Advocates
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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...
  • People Against Gun Control
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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 20th 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 for...
  • Gun Control Into Effect
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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 Pris...
  • Public Support For Federal Gun Control Measures
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    Public Opinion on Gun Control The twentieth century was a time of many political assassinations and violent shootings. A nation in shock mourned the deaths of President John Kennedy and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. At the end of the twentieth century the nation endured rising rates of violent crime, with young people frequently involved as victims and perpetrators and often armed with guns. Between July 1992, and June 30, 1999, there were 358 school-associated violent deaths in th...
  • Gun Control Issue
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    Gun Control vs. Gun Rights The second amendment states " The right of the people to keep and bear arms". What does that mean to us, basically and person in the United States is allowed to own and keep a fire arm in house. Gun control advocates believe that right does not extend to ownership of military-style firearms that are otherwise known as assault weapons. To curb gun-related violence certain checks are made, such as mandatory child safety locks, background checks on those wishing to purcha...
  • Gun Owners
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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 this...
  • Paper On Gun Control
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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 ...
  • Congress On The Issue Of Gun Control
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    web The Politics of Gun Control Legislation The recent violent phenomenon of tragic shootings such as the incident at Columbine high school in which 13 students and one teacher were killed and 23 other people were wounded has captured the attention of both the public and politicians alike and has stirred a need to take action. With shootings in Littleton, Colorado followed by Conyers, Georgia and yet another in Gibson, Oklahoma, gun control has become a pressing issue in congress. However while ...
  • Firearm Under Gun Control Law
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    American is faced with the steady growing of the violence, which relates to the guns. Some people feel that the issue of the gun law will limit crime rate. Others argue that the issue of gun control should not exist due to the fact that guns are necessary for self- defense against crime. With the fast of the crime rate, and mostly after the school shooting in Colorado, gun control has been a hotly debate and a controversial in recent month. Gun is considered the source of the violence. A vast ma...
  • Gun Control
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    Gun Control Report for the History / Social Science Department At San Marcos High School Sean Merz bacher Economics Period 2 12-2-00 Gun control report for the History / Social Sciences Department At San Marcos High School During recent debates it has been proven that gun control must be enforced, for example, the recent slaughter of fourteen students and one teacher at a suburban Colorado high school. According to the congress, they are pushing for mandatory child safety locks and tougher back ...
  • Safety And Education Issues Of Gun Control
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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...
  • Criminal Background Check At Gun
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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 ...
  • Supporters Of Gun Control After Brady
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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...
  • Their Own Perspective On Gun Control
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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...
  • Messages From The Pro Gun Control People
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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 m...
  • Issue Of Gun Control
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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...

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