Imagine that kind of seizure on firearms in a country with 10x the amount of firearms in it, it simply just could not be done. One of the biggest gun control arguments out there is that firearms make it easy for criminals to do as they desire. One thing must be understood above all of these things, it ... ... middle of paper ... ...l continue to provide for families for a long time to come. Works Cited Work Sited The real tragedy of America's gun violence." Global Public Square RSS.
But what people don’t understand is that everytime a gun is purchased a criminal background check is done right away. What people are unaware if is that the majority of people who purchase guns have already bought one in the past. Another talked about issue is the Right to Bear Arms. The Right to Bear arms has been in the constitution for decades. The constitution is not just something you can edit and re-write everytime you see a problem with it or think its “outdated” Lately, Gun control has been one of the most talked about topics in the nation.
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Berrendo Middle School. Delaware Valley Charter School. Three school shootings in less than a month; surely there is something amiss with this number. This list of schools, which have all been the site of unbelievable massacres of innocent children, goes on and on. Guns are the reason so many of these bloody incidents happen.
Gun control is the regulation of sales and ownership of firearms. Currently gun control is mainly governed by state law. Throughout the nation, there are several supporters of gun control fighting to create more gun-restricting laws in an effort to decrease gun violence. At the same time, there are also many people opposed to more gun-restricting laws, believing that by applying more laws, it only makes it more difficult for l... ... middle of paper ... ...3, 2013, from http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/crime/2012/12/gun_death_tally_every_american_gun_death_since_newtown_sandy_hook_shooting.html Reynolds, G. (n.d.). Brian Leiter's Law School Reports: Glenn Reynolds wants to have a "conversation" about guns.
A new demographic of people support the right to carry gun laws. Now more women support concealed weapon laws and now more women and moms are getting concealed weapon permits in states that allow them. Overall, 85 percent of Americans support the right to bear arms(Krieg,2016). Many americans believe that restricting gun rights anymore would be a complete violation of the constitution and would be severely fought by pro-gun activists if any sort of legislation was passed. Legislation has been passed in certain states to ban guns from certain areas like playgrounds and around schools if you are caught with guns anywhere around there stiff penalties will be put in place.
As George Washington once said “A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined”. Have we shown ourselves to be disciplined enough to have the right to bear arms or have we not, which would explain the massive gun control laws that have passed and been attempted to be approved here in the U.S. Gun control has become a huge controversial issue in the U.S. with the passing of many Gun control laws which lead many U.S. citizens believe to be unconstitutional. It has been estimated that out of every one hundred Americans approximately 88 own a gun, and an estimated eleven thousands deaths involving a fire arm occurred in 2013. A recent study by Harvard Medical school and school of public health show that states with stricter gun control laws work in reducing gun related homicides and suicides.
(Focus of U.S Gun Control Shifts to States Year after Newtown Shooting) There are lots of issues that we have in our community with Gun Control that we have controversy over: background checks, age, classes, military guns, pistols, shotguns, and rifles. All of these things are apart of the plague in our Nation. On December 14, 2012 Alex Lanza used a Bushmaster AR-15, he killed twenty, first graders and six adults. (Fired Up) Alex Lanza did not have a permit to carry a concealed handgun; there is no knowledge if he had proper training. (Clint Best) After Lanza committed this horrible act of violence people started to push the gun control laws more furiously.