Since most criminals will get a gun if they want it; some individuals in society feel that by owning a gun; they can protect themselves better from the criminal and that crimes involving guns with stop. In fact, statistics have shown that at least one half of every household owns at least one type of gun (). On the other hand, There is many faults to more law abiding citizens being armed. For one, the unarmed will become more vulnerable to becoming ... ... middle of paper ... ... ownership is allowed. Even though this amendment is hundreds of years old, any law or person challenging the rule is clearly goinf against the founding principles of the United States.
There is a controversy going on about gun control in the United States, whether if the gun controls should be permitted or not. The gun control debate has been a hot topic for year, and lots of people think guns are unnecessary tool, but some think it is needed for their safety. There are new laws that are dealing with this issue about the gun control. Permitting the carrying of concealed handguns can make the individuals and Unites States safer; however it also causes lots of violent crimes to occur. From the gun owners’ view, they think the gun should be permitted in United States.
Under a strict Gun Control law, when a holdup happens, the attacker is less likely to have a gun, and even if the attacker did somehow obtain a firearm, the victim would not have one to use carelessly and get himself killed. Crimes with Gun Control will be much less violent for the people that obey the law, and most criminals will be deterred from even attempting a crime if they cannot buy a gun. Similarly, Gun Control will help prevent terrorism of this country. Terrorism, now a big issue for the United States, can be prevented in many cases if Gun Control laws are put into affect. Many terrorists use easily concealed guns that come from the United States, getting the guns from either exportation or in the country.
Gun control is a growing issue as of late, due to recent events such as school shootings as well as crimes which are committed daily due to gun violence the issue has been more controversial than ever before. IT is true that by owing a gun you can feel a sense of self- empowerment as it can allow you to protect yourself as well as your loved ones. However, owing a gun is a double edge sword in today’s world. The reason is that with the sudden increase in gun violence more people have beganbegun to become anti-gun. The government does help by passing laws which will not allow certain people to own or buy guns.
In the United States of America, there is much debate about the effectiveness and practicality of concealed firearms. Many citizens today are trying to support their claim with old, outdated evidence and targeted research to attempt to prove a point, but can not escape the truth. Although Concealed firearms may sound appealing to reduce crime rates and stop violence, new evidence suggests otherwise. Recently there has been trends of certain lunatics who own guns that decide to shoot innocent people, justifying the need for more strict gun control laws. The purpose of this paper is to educate and inform about the immensely important topic of concealed firearms, with focus on what effect it has on society and crime rates.
People see firearms as weapons of criminal activity. They say that if people purchase more firearms, there is a higher probability for people to commit crimes such as theft, homicide, and improper use. It is confirmed by many that handguns have been the killing tools of most crimes in our country and around the world. Guns are involved in most criminally active situations. This is why people say guns should be enforced heavily and avoided especially, if possible.
What also contributes to these facts is the ability to obtain guns for violent acts of crime which why the government need to suppressed and monitored firearms. The ability to obtain guns has contributed to higher suicide rates, and gun control laws will limit the access to obtain the... ... middle of paper ... ...To solve this domestic problem America is facing, America should pass laws that controls the guns activity in America. Works Cited Alpers, Philip and Marcus Wilson. 2013. Guns in the United States: Facts, Figures and Firearm Law.
David Hemenway stated in Private Guns, Public Health that the high number of deaths and injuries due to gun-related incidents, as well as the “accompanying dread and fear of firearm violence – is clearly within the purview of public health” (History). While some are convinced that guns ultimately keep everyone safer, others still have a fear of guns and other weapons, and what the people who wield them are capable of. Many Americans have one or more guns kept in their household. Multiple studies have shown that guns in the home prove a greater chance of injury or death to a household member, not an intruder. The guns meant for self-defense from outside forces are “more likely to be involved in an accidental shooting, criminal assault or suicide attempt” (Stronger).
However, in the society we live in, there are always people that think that having a gun brings and promotes more violence into the communities and also that is a bad influence for the children that grow in that type of environment. The government should make gun control laws more restrictive, although I think that not even if they pass legislations regarding gun violence, there will still exist crimes involving firearms the percentage of this acts of violence may decrease. Gun violence make us question if police officers are they really doing their job? I consider that not all of them are doing their jobs well, there has been a lot of cases of police officers killing innocent people for no reason. Right now, in the United States of America, we have many cases involving police brutality.
When the access to guns increase their usage is high especial when the person is angry; this is thus a genuine reason to implement gun control laws (Lott, 2003). Secondly, more gun ownership means exceptional cases of suicide. The argument on death is based on the lifestyle that people live today full of challenges (Spitzer, 2015). Many people have depressed life, and most of them will contemplate to committee suicide as a way of solving the problem. The gun will probably be used to do this act of suicide.