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  • Guns In Their Homes
    549 words
    Having A Gun Very often in life I would find myself strongly disagreeing and upholding the totally opposite point of view about the actions and behavior of those, whose deeds seemed to me rather disadvantageous and harmful to the entire community or society. These kind of actions were mostly coming from government authorities, and quite obviously, there was not much that could have been done in order to refute or override them. Therefore, not only once, the idea of having adequate power and auth...
  • Canadian Gun Control
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    Gun Control Part I: Introduction The issue of gun control and violence, both in Canada and the United States, is one that simply will not go away. If history is to be any guide, no matter what the resolution to the gun control debate is, it is probable that the arguments pro and con will be much the same as they always have been. In 1977, legislation was passed by the Canadian Parliament regulating long guns for the first time, restructuring the availability of firearms, and increasing a variety...
  • Public On The Constitutionality Of Firearm Ownership
    429 words
    The National Rifle Association and the Institute for Legislative Action The National Rifle Association created the Institute for Legislative Action in 1975 as a means to lobby. Their mission statement entails preserving and protecting the Second Amendment, which guarantees the ability of law-abiding citizens to own and use firearms for legal and acceptable purposes. The Institute is not directly associated with any specific ammunition or gun makers. It receives financial support from member dues...
  • New Federal Gun Legislation
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    One of the most controversial issues in our society is gun control legislation. Violence associated with guns is increasing every year and something must be done to stop it. Gun legislation varies in every state. In some states gun policy is stricter than in other states. Gun legislation should be abolished in favor of federal gun legislation. To analyze the problem with gun violence today you must understand the gun laws that are in effect. The gun legislation in the United States are mostly ba...
  • Conclusion Gun Control Legislation
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    Gun Legislation: A History Few topics in American history have been more disputed or the controversy more heated than Gun legislation. The history of Gun Legislation dates back to the Revolutionary period. In 1792 Congress passed a law that required "all able-bodied male citizens between the ages of 18-44 to equip themselves with a musket, or a weapon adequate for war, along with a minimum amount of ammunition. The Congress passed this law on the reasoning that in case of a need for national def...
  • Gun In The House
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    Gun Control Throughout America there is the constant debate concerning the second amendment or the right to bare arms. One day an innocent kid walking home from school gets shot in a drive by shooting is he just a victim of circumstance or could this of been easily prevented. There are lobbyist for the private ownership of guns and lobbyist for legislation to ban personal possession of guns for good. In this paper I hope that just maybe I can persuade you to think differently on a topic that's s...
  • New Gun Control Legislation
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    Section 1. Overview The issue of the letter which I sent was gun control legislation. The recipient of my letter was United States Senator George V. Voinovich of Ohio. This issue is an important topic in our country at this time which involves critical and controversial legislation, a large industry and special interest groups. Section 2. Summary of the Issue The Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights in the United States Constitution states, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall ...
  • People About The True Nature Of Guns
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    George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, first Chief Justice John Jay-names synonymous with the spirit of our country; founding fathers of the United States of America. Over 200 years ago, they shook off the chains of oppression from Great Britain, by divine call. They instituted the first democratic form of government in nearly a thousand years, with liberty and justice for all. Recognizing the need to safeguard the fundamental rights of the individual against usurpation by the federa...

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