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  • Man With A Gun
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    What does it mean to be a man? How does one qualify for the title? Is the term 'man's imply referring to male human beings, or does it hold a greater measure of meaning in society. In order to get more insight into this subject matter, I consulted, ' The Torment Webster's Encyclopedic Dictionary'. As I anticipated, the first definition for man stated as following: 'An adult human being as distinguished from a female'. This definition, did not surprise me, but what did, was what followed it, it s...
  • Hand Gun And Rifle
    512 words
    Cowboys with Guns during the Wild Wild West In the Old West, guns played an important role in the lives of cowboys. There were various kinds of guns that cowboys used. They fell into two categories: hand gun and rifle. The most common handguns were the Derringer and the Colt. 45; as for rifles there was the Winchester. Most of the time guns were used for shooting animals for food or calming the cattle. Occasionally, a cowboy might have to use one against Indians or rustlers. On the trail most co...
  • Using Guns During Crimes
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    Common Sense Control, Not Gun Control It's late at night, and you " re home all alone. You double checked to make sure all of the doors were locked and made sure all of the windows were closed. It's been a quiet night, but for some odd reason you cannot sleep. During your restless night, you hear a bump in the kitchen. At first you dismiss it as the wind. But there it is again, and it's louder this time. You " re scared, your pulse is racing and you cannot think of what to do. You don't know whe...
  • Hand Gun With The Sole Purpose
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    Gun Control and the N.R.A. The fire over the gun control debate in America is fueled by two sides, the National Rifle Association and their stand on the constitutional right to bear arms, and those fighting for gun control to end gun violence. The Second Amendment of the Constitution says, "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". When our forefathers wrote this amendment, over two-hundred yea...
  • Chain Of Silver Bells
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    Silver Bells & Golden Spurs Twas a Mining town called Golden Gulch While the west was yet untamed There two bad men met made a bet And the winnings never claimed. The boys had ridden into town One payday afternoon To line the bar at the Lucky Star, Which was Dandy Rans saloon. Now the dandy was an only cuss If by chance you made him sore, His only law was the lightning draw Of the heavy guns he wore. On his watch chain hung a dozen bells Of the fines silver spun, Each tiny bell for a man that fe...
  • Man With A Gun
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    Richard Wright's short story, "The Man Who Was Almost a Man", illustrates the hardships a boy goes through while becoming a man. This time can be very awkward and stressful for anyone, but it seems the stress is doubled for Dave. Dave is seventeen and yearning to be treated as an equal by his father and the other workers. Dave believes if he has a gun it will make him a man. The gun in this story is an obvious phallic symbol. It represents manhood, strength, and power, as it does in our society ...
  • Guns Being The Most Dangerous Weapons
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    It's small but lightning fast, coming out of the cannon at any fastest speed. It's available at any ammo store, it's the perfect weapon to destroy and murder. Guns being the most dangerous weapons are the cause of many deaths. It makes me so mad that after having aided in a lot of terrifying murders this small object is still in the hands of killers. Why is it that weapons give me a lot of anger? Not only this small object makes me mad for no reason, but theres being many reasons why theres a lo...
  • Hand Guns And Assault Rifles
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    Every Argument BANG YOUR IT Every year in November, hunters start making reservations and preparing for deer season. They clean their rifles, buy ammunition, and get their camouflaged gear ready for the big weekend. Nobody can argue that hunting is bad; hunters have every right to pursue their sport. Hunting will benefit the health of animals such as deer. But handguns and assault rifles have no place in hunting, and no place in society. These weapons, which are suited for killing people, should...

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