In order to stop gun violence and approximately 38,500 gun related deaths each year we, society, must choose to wipe out the easy accessibility of guns. In order to prove this to the Americans who believe the second amendment gives them a right to own a gun, anti-gunners must ... ... middle of paper ... .... http://www.gunfree.Inter.net/csgv/bsc_ass.htm. Friday, Jan. 17, 1997. Carlile, Dr. Simon. FAQ's Re Gun Control.
12. GunCite- Gun Control: The Brady Bill http://www.guncite.com/gun_control_brady_bill.html Talks about parts of the Brady Bill. 13. http://handguncontrol.org/backgd.htm Tells about background checks and waiting periods that the Brady Bill made into law. Apr. 7 2000 14. http://www.handguncontrol.org/bradyhistory.htm Gives the history of the Brady Bill.
The continuing Mass Shootings in the United States has caused the gun control debate to intensify. While anti-gun control advocates say the Second Amendment guarantees each individual the right to bear arms, the pro-gun control group reads the Second Amendment as a collective right to bear arms; meaning organized militia are the only ones with that right. This essay will analyse the effectiveness of several different articles which present arguments for and against gun control. Charles W. Collier’s article, “Gun Control in America: An Autopsy Report”, dives into the controversial topic of gun ownership and gun control in the United States. He uses recent shootings, including the George Zimmerman case and the Connecticut elementary school shooting, to present his case that gun violence will remain in the United States as long as guns remain high in number and low in regulation.
After the incident happened, Brady wanted a to enforce a new law so noNovember 30th, 1993 “The Brady Bill” named after James Brady was signed by Bill Clinton. The bill made it a requirement to federally license dealers to conduct background checks on handgun purchases. President Bill Clinton in 1993, initially called for a five-day waiting period. But that requirement was phased out when the FBI launched its National Instant Criminal Background Check System in November 1998. The next year, Reagan and two fellow ex-presidents, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, signed a letter endorsing a new round of legislation that banned the manufacture, possession and sale of certain combat-style weapons.
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(2013): Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web 31 Oct. 2013 In this article the author Fawn Johnson gives us a brief look of what goes on during the great gun control debate. This article gives us a look at the gun control proposals, from American’s not bein... ... middle of paper ... ... crime rates. They give a few examples of where the gun control laws were in fact enforces and still have mass shootings and crime in those states. Tyrrell, R. Emmett, Jr. "The National Rifle Association's Deterrent to Gun Violence."
2005 www.chron.com/content/chronicle/nation/guns/part1/gunside2.html "Mandatory Storage/Trigger Lock Legislation." NRA(1999) 4 April. 2005 http://www.nraila.org/Issues/FactSheets/Read.aspx?ID=47 "The `Facts' About Handguns." Taking on Gun Control-The Anti-Gun Stat. 5 April 2005 http://hematite.com/dragon/antigunstat.html
(http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2012/12/us/sandy-hook-victims/ and http://www.cbsnews.com/news/gun-control-debate-returns-after-colorado-shooting/) Stricter gun control laws impacted a lot of people. It impacted hunters, and for people who want a gun in their house to feel secure and safe. “In reaction to both Sandy Hook and a mass-shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the year prior, the Democrat-led state legislature in Colorado passed laws requiring universal background checks and limiting the size of ammunition magazines to 15 rounds. Democrat Governor John Hickenlooper signed the bills into law, and both were enacted in July.” (http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/12/13/Colorado-Just-tightened-gun-control-laws) After the two events that led to killing about forty people in total, including twenty kids from Sandy Hook elementary, everyone was worried about not being able to own a gun or the stricter rules that would be ... ... middle of paper ... ...lso, the amount of jobs that were offered, for the need to expand manufacturers helped to decrease the amount of unemployment. These are all factors that I believe can help with our society and to possibly make it better.
Due to the alarmingly large number of public massacres, gun reform has yet again become a highly debated issue in America. In the past, laws were enacted that were meant to restrict ammunition and military classes of weapons from resale in the United States. Due to strong lobbying efforts of the National Rifle