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  • One Issue Of Gun Usage
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    The Comparison And Contrasts Of The Usage Of Guns In The United States And Great Within the United States, every police officer carries and is trained in the usage of firearms. Also, we have much less strict rules about gun usage and ownership of guns. Conversely, In Britain, only special police squads use guns and gun ownership is strictly regulated. This paper will attempt to compare and contrast gun usage in both societies and, hopefully, give a glimpse of the social implications of gun polic...
  • 6 Pounder Bronze Field Gun
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    6-POUNDER FIELD GUNS Page One The 6-pounder field gun was a lightweight, mobile piece that was a favorite of the field artillery in the first half of the nineteenth century. Rapid changes in technology and design had largely superseded it by the beginning of the American Civil War, but when superior weaponry was not available, some 6-pounders saw action. NOTE: While some of the guns illustrated here may have played little or no part in the Civil War, they are included here because photos of them...
  • Opposing Sides Opinion On Gun Control
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    After the class debate, Tougher Gun Control on November 12, 1999: I gained a new understanding of the opposing sides views on the issue. They had some very strong arguments, including some very weak points. I'll start with the stronger points and diminish to the weaker arguments throughout this paper. I do believe that if gun control laws get even tougher (to the point of imprisonment) than they are at this present time in society, our jails, prisons and correctional facilities will soon be over...
  • Gun
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    Almos' A ManAt the end of the story, Almos' A Man, by Richard Wright, "Dave grabbed, pulled atop of a car and lay flat. Ahead the long rails were glinting in the moonlight, stretching away, away to somewhere, somewhere where he could be a man" (23). Although Dave considered himself a man because of his age, his gun, his job, and the train he still was a very immature boy running away from his problems. "Ahm ol enough to have gun. Ahm seventeen. Almost a man" (1). The story begins with Dave expre...
  • Dispute During A Party At Watson's Apartment
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    BOSTON -- Boston College guard Jermaine Watson jumped from a second-story window to escape gun-toting masked men who burst into his off-campus apartment, police said. Watson cut his ear and left hand early Saturday. He sat out practice that day but coach Al Skinner expected the senior to return to the court Sunday in preparation for the No. 7 Eagles' first-round NCAA Tournament game this week. ' He said he's OK and he wants to play,' Skinner said. There were no arrests in connection with the rai...
  • Jon's Gun
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    The Hunt of a Lifetime It was the day after Christmas and I was practicing with the goose call I'd opened the morning before. The phone rang and I yelled, "I got it", to my mom as I ran to pick it up. "Hello"; I answered secretly wishing that it was a girl from school. My butterflies settled as the reply I got was "sup dude", It was my friend Jon, he wanted to know if I could come over and shoot his new. 22. I went and asked my mom if I could. She agreed to give me a ride as long as I picked up ...
  • Socom Pistol
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    In August, 1991 a request was made for the U.S. Special Operations Command (US SOCOM) for an " offensive' handgun. Dianne Feinstein, Charles Schumer and President Clinton would probably tell you that all handguns are offensive, but SOCOM had something different in mind. Termed the O HWS, for Offensive Handgun Weapon System, it was a pistol designed within certain specified parameters that would be sufficient for conducting 'offensive' operations, as opposed to the more traditional role for the h...
  • Most Important Part Of The Plan
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    HOW TO ASSASSINATE THE PRESIDENT Presidents these days tend to be a pesky problem, they never do what the public wants them to do, they are always making fake promises and most of the time the only reason they get elected is because their money. The solution to this problem is plain and simple... Kill them and keep getting rid of em till you find one that is actually honest, trustworthy and in tune with the average man. In the excerpt I will show the basic steps on how to assassinate your averag...
  • Weapons At Gun
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    Do you ever worry when you wake up in morning that you might not live to see the next day? That giving someone the wrong look or cutting someone off on our dangerous roadways would take you to your grave. The problem that would cause this worry is guns. The focus of this paper is to inform you about gun control, how much it is needed and that it guns need to be much more difficult to obtain. A fact in the United States is that of the two hundred and seventy million people there are two hundred m...
  • Changes To Gun Laws
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    AMERICA " GUN CONTROL ISSUE CAN THERE BE A COMPROMISE? According to the F.B.I., 9,369 murders involving firearms took place in the year 2002 within the United States. We as Americans have the right to "bear arms", however there can be some changes to at least try to minimize these casualties. The 2nd 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". This may be outdated now that we ...
  • Gun Control
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    Gun control has become one of the major political and social issues over the last three years in America. The most recent debate overlooking the gun control laws has peaked after the April 20, 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, when 14 youngsters became victims of the rampage. The issue of firearm regulations has been a vital question for several decades. There have been already precedents in our history when the topic of gun control was of a great importance, especia...
  • Bebe Gun As A Dangerous Weapon
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    Why bebe-guns are dangerous This past summer, when I was "horsing" around with my friends, I came to realize how dangerous a bebe-gun can be. I learned that I had made a big mistake by not thinking before my actions, and that is what got me into trouble. My friends and I were fooling around with a bebe-gun, shooting at cans. One bebe ricocheted off one of the cans and hit a man on the golf course. I wanted to apologize, but was frightened to at the time. The park police came to my house and ques...
  • Strict Background Checks At Gun
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    Teens of the decade are having an easier time obtaining firearms with which they are jaunting around on killing sprees. The most recent incident occured on Tuesday, April 20, 1999 at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. That fateful Tuesday began as any other day with a 6: 15 a.m. bowling class which both murderers, Dylan Klebold-17 and Eric Harris-18, attended. Both of prominent backgrounds, Eric's father a retired Air Force officer and Dylan's father a geologist, the two belonged to a...
  • Prosecution Of Gun Criminals Increased
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    As a Member of Congress and as Vice President, Al Gore has worked hard to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable, quality health care. He has fought for a strong, enforceable Patients' Bill of Rights, worked to ensure that women and children receive high quality care, promoted innovative solutions for long term care needs, and fought to protect and improve Medicare and Medicaid. Gore also has been a leading advocate for medical research. Gore Supported the Largest National Gun Enfor...
  • Your Spray Gun
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    EM 380 Professional Spray Gun Spray guns may not seem to play an important part in the building construction industry but their speed, efficiency and cost effectiveness all combine to make this power tool integral for builders everywhere. The spray gun can be used for a wide variety of tasks ranging from painting a small cabinet, to a mid-sized shed, to a large room. Its basic point, trigger, spray pattern allows virtually anyone to use it, and provides them with faster, more efficient results t...
  • Gun Safety And The Danger Of Firearms
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    Gun Control Has Gone Far Enough And No More Laws Should Be Made Do you own a firearm? Do you enjoy hunting or target shooting? If so, how would you feel if these privileges were wrongfully taken from you? Some organizations and politicians actually want this to happen. Guns should not be taken away by the government or anyone else. This would infringe upon our constitutional right to keep and bear arms. The Second Amendment to the United States constitution states that it is a right for us to ke...
  • Real Methods Of Firearm Accident Prevention
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    A continual topic of discussion among Americans, including our law makers, is the emotional and easily misunderstood subject of guns and children. It goes beyond the primary right to bear arms and the many questions that arise from that basic constitutional guarantee. Reality itself already dictates the need to inform the gun owning public about the methods of excluding children from access to guns. It is also necessary to help produce the implementation of those methods. Guns and children are m...
  • Gun Regulation Laws
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    PAID ADVERTISEMENT Term Paper Gun Control By: Don Sunberg E-mail: "In order to reduce gun violence in the U.S., there should be stricter gun regulation". By Don Sunberg U.S. Politics and Government Dr. M. Anderson September 13, 1999 Violence and crime in today's society is inevitable. Human nature is full of hatred, jealousy, and chaos. Throwing guns into the equation adds security for some, and vulnerability for others. Gun regulation is a topic of debate that has been going on for years and lo...
  • Colt Revolver
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    A Man and His Guns The Colt six shooter will always be a legend to many fighting men. Whether you know it as an accurate, cowboy, Texas Ranger, gun-slinging, out West, corral gun, or as a little protection, the Peacemaker by Samuel Colt and Samuel Colt will never be forgotten. Samuel Colt is known as the inventor of the first revolving firearm. Colt was born in 1814 to a family were money was not the pressing issue. His father, Christopher, was a man that owned his own silk mill in the town wher...

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