Should Gun Control Laws be Stricter?

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Should gun control laws be stricter? Every day some news related to gun violence are being heard all over the world. Shooting in driveway, public places, schools, homicide and suicide are some of different types of gun violence. Shooting on people and killing them is a big issue in the world and different comments are provided about that. One of the most important of them is about gun control laws. Stingl (2013) says “The term gun control as it is used in the United States refers to any action taken by the federal government or by state or local governments to regulate, through legislation, the sale, purchase, safety, and use of handguns and other types of firearms by individual citizens.” According to this idea gun control laws should be stricter and people should not be able to have access to guns easily. However, there are many other people who believe this idea is not a good solution and never help. This essay will demonstrate for and against views about the topic. People who agree with this idea consider: firstly, stricter laws will reduce violence and gun control means crime control. Secondly, some research shows people with gun are more at risks of getting shot. Thirdly, guns can always be misused by their owners and finally, stricter law is the best and the faster way to control crime and make community safe. While opponents say first of all, guns are necessary for people safety and protection. Secondly, guns are not the only tools for killing and violence; there are other weapons too and finally, gun ownership is human rights. Firstly, stricter laws will reduce violence, and gun control means crime control. There are some countries in the world that have introduced stricter laws and were successful to control the crimes ... ... middle of paper ... ...nd disadvantages of this idea and illustrate importance of their believes. However, considering statistics about gun related violence (as some have shown in this essay) demonstrate more advantages than disadvantages of gun laws due to reduce the rate of murderer, suicide and homicide. Thus, it seems this solution has worked in Australia and United Kingdom so it will work in other countries such as America. Therefore, it is recommended that governments all over the world should pay more attention in this solution. They should make stricter laws that limit access to gun and even ban gun ownership. Furthermore the Second Amendment was approved in more than 200 years ago and it is not appropriate for people who live in the twenty- first century so it needs to be changed and improved and it is the government responsibility to save people lives by enforcing these laws.

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