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  • Federal Gun Control Laws
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    Outline 4/19/99 Tyree White Specific Goals: I want to encourage gun ownership. Introduction I. What is the foundation of modern technology? It's the history of the gun. Thesis Statement: I will persuade you in that, (1) federal gun control laws are unconstitutional, and (2) I will prove the 2nd Amendment is both a 'State' and 'Individual Right. ' Body. The foundation of our country is based in English Bill of Rights and the American Revolution. A. What is the difference between the Declaration o...
  • Gun For Self Defense
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    Here I am talking about gun control again. It's a very issue. I like guns, despise animal rights activists, and enjoy hunting! I don't see the big deal. My thoughts are that most people that are against guns, probably have never touched one. They think they are dangerous. If they opened their eye's to the real facts, they would stick a big sock in their own mouth's. Some politicians and animal rights activists don't get it. I was reading that a kid got put in prison for shooting a squirrel with ...
  • Gun Control
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    Issue: Should A National Gun Control Policy Be Established Americans participated in a great debate through the 60's, 70's, 80's, and now the 90's. It is the argument of whether handguns, shotguns, and rifles should be restricted or banned. This debate over ownership of a firearm has produced strong emotions through the past years and does not seem to be abating. Does the U.S. Constitution give people the right, or should guns be restricted or banned because they are used in the commission of ma...
  • Stricter Gun Control Laws
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    Gun Control: Is It A Problem? Ten-thousand, five-hundred, twenty-seven people die a year in a handgun related incidents in the United States. This number, by far, out weighs those gun related deaths in countries such as Sweden, Great Britain, and Japan, which number 13, 22, and 87 respectively. What is the reason for such drastic differences in numbers? The latter mentioned countries have stricter gun control laws and they require bare arm safety courses. These laws have a direct relationship to...
  • Gun Control Measures
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    The Right To Keep And Bear Arms Thursday, 19 August, 1996 "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" (Bill of Rights, Article II). This seemingly simple phrase is probably the source of more debate and argument than any other single sentence in American history. The argument is not black or white, pro or con. Rather, it encompasses many shades of gray. At the one end of the spectrum you have t...
  • Stricter Gun Control Laws
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    WORKS CITED [1] Control, Robert, ed. Gun Control and the Constitution: Sources and Explorations on the Second Amendment. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1994 [2] Dow lut, Robert. The Right to Keep and Bear Arms in State Bills of Rights and Judicial Interpretation. SAF 1993 [3] Freedman, Warren. The Privilege to Keep and Bear Arms. Connecticut: Quorum Books, 1989 [4] Hickok, Eugene Jr., ed. The Bill of Rights: Original Meaning and Current Understanding. Virginia: University Press of Virginia, ...
  • Reasons For Gun Control
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    No citizen should feel unsafe in his own home. Having the right to a firearm to protect oneself should not be taken away from any citizen. You are in your home and a intruder breaks in. You hear the noises from downstairs. You want to go downstairs to defend yourself and your property, but you cant. You have no weapon of your own to protect yourself from a criminal who is most likely armed. The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States says, "A well-regulated militia being necess...
  • Issue Of Gun Control
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    I. Introduction It is estimated that in 1994, 39,720 individuals died from firearm related injuries in the United States. This figure is very alarming, especially when one considers this number not as a statistic, but 39,720 human beings. The issue that will be addressed is one that brings with it great controversy. Does our right to own guns infringe upon the rights of others to live? Would it be a greater injustice to ban the right to own guns thus saving lives? Would this action decrease pain...
  • 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...
  • Issues Of Gun Control In His Article
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    Problems with Gun Control 'If the second amendment does not mean what it says, what about the first?', this was the question asked by author, and National Rifle Association member, Bill Clede. In his article 'Gun Control, Press Control', he warns journalists about the hidden dangers associated with gun control. When dealing with the interpretation of the Constitution, there is two views one can take. The Constitution can be viewed as a 'living document' or init's 'original ' understanding. The o...
  • Gun Control Activists
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    On April 20, 1999, in Littleton, Colorado, two students at Columbine High School carried out a murderous rampage that left fifteen dead and millions in shock Exactly one month later, a suicidal fifteen year old from Heritage High, in Conyers, Georgia opened fire into a crowd of fellow students, injuring six. Following this, Orthodox Jews were attacked in Chicago during July, a community center in Los Angeles was hit in August, and there was shooting rampage at a Baptist church in Fort Worth Texa...
  • Gun Control Laws
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    Gun control has long been an issue affecting Americans. It has slowly been ruing America. Started in the early part of this century and continuing to be an issue today, gun control is picking up speed and gaining force via many laws that have been put into place. Gun lobbying groups persuade voters and raise citizen's awareness and often use the Second Amendment in their fight. Many groups of people are hurt by gun control. As we will see, the only people to benefit from gun control are criminal...
  • Bear Arms
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    The idea of owning a gun to some seems immoral and wrong. To others it's a way of protection and security. No matter how you view owning a gun, it's something that is protected under our second amendment. 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. Even though people try to take away our right to own guns, it is a right protected under the Bill of Rights. In my opinion, it would be damaging to o...
  • Guns Crime
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    Gun Control April 20, 1999, 14 students and one teacher were murdered in a deadly school shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado (Gun Control vs. Gun Rights). It is events like this that spark the heated debate between advocates of gun rights and gun control. 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. (Article II). Many gun control supporters claim t...
  • 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...
  • Gun Control Laws
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    My thoughts on gun control are, , well, , gun control is out of control!! The ignorant citizens of this society who support and push for more constraining GUN CONTROL LAWS have no idea of what GUN CONTROL is!! Paul Harvey sums up THE TRUTH ABOUT GUN CONTROL. Everyone should read this article and remember history, , all of history. Remember how this nation was born, how TEXAS was liberated (by armed citizens)!! Never forget how ruthless dictators and governments sacrificed and massacred their una...
  • Restrictions On Gun Rights
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    The right to bear arms is a constitutional guarantee, and is not open for discussion; however the United States Government has used its power to limit and regulate this guarantee. Our government has been attacking this right for years, and like a covert terrorist organization, it denies its action. Pretending that they just want to limit the right to bear arms is their blanket of protection. They will slowly move from under that protection only when the nation is ready to accept the loss of this...
  • Its Already Existing National Gun Laws
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    It has been seen repeatedly throughout history that an effective method for weakening people, making them vulnerable to tyrannical takeover is by disarming them. In several countries tyranny was made possible simply by denying their people the right to bear arms. Fortunately our government is built on a democracy, where the citizens decide who will govern. Our democracy is 200 years strong with the constitution as its backbone. It is unrealistic to think that a country with over 300 million peop...
  • 2nd Amendment Rights
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    A New Constitution For A New Millennium: A New Constitution For A New Millennium: Gun Control Richard Twain Dr. Pedeliski Psci 115 July 26, 1999 A New Constitution for a New Millennium: Gun Control. The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution: "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. ' OK, what does this mean? Does it mean that all people should have the ability to possess whateve...
  • Gun For Their Own Safety
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    Agrumentative Essay Feeling Safe Revised Essay, Agrumentative Essay Feeling Safe Revised You are in your home and an intruder breaks in. You hear the noises from downstairs. You want to go downstairs to defend yourself and your property, but you can? t. You have no weapon of your own to protect yourself from a criminal who is most likely to be armed and dangerous. The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States says, "A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a fr...

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