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    This argumentative research paper shall more specifically focus on the subject of conceal carry in the United States today and the questions surrounding it: What a conceal carry permit is, the controversy surrounding such laws, how one obtains a conceal-carry permit – including classes and other instructional course as well as who should be allowed to apply for one – , where they shall be allowed to carry, the need for such a privilege, the theory of escalation, effectiveness of CCW/RTC laws on

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    Who is Packin’ Heat?

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    Six million people today in the united states have a conceal and carry license (Vieira). There are 313.9 million people in the united states as of 2012. Conceal and carry is the act of concealing a firearm and carrying it on your person around in public. Forty eight out of fifty states in the United States allow for their citizens to carry a concealed firearm and it is up to the states not the federal government. So the question is to arm citizens or not to arm citizens. Does arming citizens prevent

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    topic in the United States in the last couple of years, with the United States having 88.8 guns for every 100 people. People argue whether individuals should have the right to own and carry weapons or whether there should be a stricter regulation on guns. With crimes occurring everywhere in the United States it’s only logical to allow those who qualify for a concealed weapon the right to obtain a permit to carry. With the recent laws of concealed carry weapons being allowed in all 50 states and Jerry

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    My topic is gun control. This is a very broad topic. I will be focusing on carrying concealed weapons otherwise known as CCW. I chose this topic because I have a degree and background in law enforcement. Guns are very critical for law enforcement officers; it helps them protect themselves and others from daily threats and dangerous situations. I own a handgun myself and have my license to carry a concealed weapon. I go to the shooting range regularly for fun and to keep my skills up to date. I am

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    If a person don’t carry a concealed weapon, how will they be able to protect themselves and their precious family from vicious criminals? Shall issue states are states that citizens may apply and be considered by the state for a gun permit which is also known as concealed carry. John R. Lott, is an economist and has received his Ph.D. in economics from UCLA. He claimed "shall-issue" concealed carry laws reduced murders by 8.5%, rapes by 5%, aggravated assaults by 7%, and robbery by 3%, according

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    The Right to Carry a Concealed Firearm

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    citizens should legally be permitted to carry a concealed fire army without a permit. The second Amendment to the United States constitution guarantees our rights as American citizens to bear arms. Yet overly strict concealed carry laws prevent us from doing so. It is in fact these laws which cause much of the violent crime in America. These laws also keep citizens from being able to protect themselves from potential threats. If citizens could carry concealed fire arms without permits there would be

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    The Benefits of Concealed Carry of Firearms

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    The Benefits of Concealed Carry Did you know that the concealed carry of firearms has dropped the crime rates in every state across the United States in the states that enforce it. Concealed carry is a very controversial topic in the U.S.. Citizens are either on the pro side, or they are totally against it. Every state in the union either has a law or is in the process of making a law for the concealed carry of weapons. The concealed carry of firearms drastically lowers the crime rates and make

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    Concealed Carry

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    In the United States about six million people have a concealed carry permit. Everyone of the fifty states allows concealed carry to varying degrees. The states allow concealed guns partly because guns are proven to reduce crime rates by an average of five and two thirds percent(Concealed Guns). Although guns are allowed in all of the states, they are not allowed in most government and school buildings. Qualified adults should be allowed to carry concealed handguns because guns are an effective form

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    people have challenged and defended the right to carry a concealed firearm. Joseph Wegenka found that “according to Cramer and Kopel (1995), there were laws in place in the years before the Civil War that addressed the issue of concealed handguns.” Some states banned the carrying of concealed handguns, even including on-duty law enforcement agents. In the 1897 Supreme Court case Robertson vs. Baldwin, the Court decided that laws regulating concealed firearms did not infringe upon the right “to keep

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    Concealed Carry For All

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    The right to carry a concealed handgun has been a sensitive subject for years, however, due to recent acts of gun related violence, the issue has become a political controversy. Although the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution which states, “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed”, guarantees citizens the right to bear arms, the argument is based on the interpretation of when and

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