School shootings have plagued society for a very long time, and each incidence seems to get more horrifying than the last. Sarah Brady addressed the Democratic National Convention meeting in August 1996, stating that every year nearly forty thousand Americans were killed with firearms and every two hours another child dies from gun violence (DeConde). This was when Clinton was...
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...lace, so it should also be illegal to have a firearm in public. Lastly, guns that are military grade, such as snipers, automatics and machine guns, should not belong to anyone, there is no need for such heavy artillery. A world with stronger restrictions on guns and a more careful process of distribution, will be a safer place for everyone. Hopefully those in charge of our country can realize the severity of the crisis at hand and pass legislation to end this evil. Over the past sixteen year, there have been over two-hundred and sixty five school shootings in the United States (Roberts). This alarming average of almost seventeen school shootings a year since the spring of 1999, should be enough to warrant a claim for some serious gun regulations in our country. The fact that society allows this to continue without changing the laws in regards to violence is stunning.
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