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    This ridiculous amount of firearms in our nation creates a need for gun control. Gun control laws such as the Brady Act can help solve gun problems and make America a safer place to live. The Brady Act and other gun control laws are effective solutions to our gun control needs. Since the law was started in February of 1994, crime rates related to firearms have fallen 25%. The Brady Act does several things for gun control. First, it makes a waiting period for every purchase of a firearm. This waiting

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    more gun control and the possibility of banning guns all together, I believe the gun control laws should not be changed. Although there are many reasons that may persuade people to choose to ban guns, I believe that there are several other reasons that lead to all the tragedies with guns in America. Banning guns is not an answer the gun problem in America, there are a few other things that could be done to stop gun violence. In this essay I will tell about why I believe gun control laws should not

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    not been able to get one without a special reason (Rauch 731). People like Tom need to be able to get gun permits, but it is so difficult because of all the criminal activity in America. Gun control laws are pointless and are only binding on the law-abiding citizens. The “waiting period” method of gun control is basically a two-step process. The first step in the procedure is that the person wanting a gun goes to the gun shop to buy a gun. Then, he/she must wait one to two weeks while the government

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    1780, the term “international law” was created and first used by Jeremy Bentham in his Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. Since about 1840, in the English and Romance Languages it has replaced the older terminology of ‘law of nations’ or ‘droit de gens’ which can be traced back to the Roman concept of ius gentium and the writings of Cicero. Since its inception, there have been different definitions offered to define the term “international law”. For example, Bentham himself

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    Stricter Gun Control Laws

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    Gun Control Laws “Do something, anything” (Cooke) is the sound of the old cry by men. Guns are a big issue in today’s world. The fact that people blame them for killing innocent children makes it even worse. An action that a person in their right mind would never think of doing, but not everybody is the same. People want the government to enforce stricter gun control laws, thinking that it would solve the gun problem and that it would benefit America, to make it a better country for the people that

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    Strict Gun Control Laws

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    Strict gun control laws that ban guns/ make them difficult to obtain for law abiding citizens in New York City are not the solution to the problem of violent gun crime. Gun rights and gun control have long been the topics of popular debate here in US. Strict gun control laws that ban guns/ make them difficult to obtain for law abiding citizens in New York City are not the solution to the problem of violent gun crime. These laws do more harm than good by infringing the rights of and criminalizing

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    the problem. They think that guns kill and do nothing else. Their solution is to ban all guns, with more gun control laws, thus creating a happy, murder free, country. However, this can never happen. Throughout the United States, we see many cities and states implementing their own gun control laws. One of those cities is Washington D.C., “In 1976, the Washington, D.C. City Council passed a law generally prohibiting residents from possessing handguns and requiring that all firearms in private homes

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    87 respectively. What is the reason for such drastic differences in numbers?  The latter mentioned countries have stricter gun control laws and they require bare arm safety courses.  These laws have a direct relationship to the number of gun deaths which occur each year from country to country.  Perhaps if the U.S. would adopt some of those laws the number of deaths would drop accordingly. Winthrop addressed such a dilemma almost 350 years ago in his "Speech to the General

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    Have you ever gone to a business and asked for something, then they replied with “Sorry we are unable to do that because of government regulations”. This may not be the most common response, but it is one that we have all heard of. In this position paper I am going to write about Government regulations and whether or not they benefit the country. There are numerous amounts of regulations that are enforced by the government. So, I am just going to focus on one of them. The government regulation I

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    We Need Additional Gun Control Laws to Ensure Public Safety On April19, 1999, 7-year-old Nafis Jefferson was shot and killed with a .44-caliber revolver, a Rossi Model 720, while playing with friends along a street in his South Philadelphia neighborhood. Children found the gun stashed under an abandoned car parked along the street. One of the children, also a 7-year old boy, picked up the gun and fired it, hitting Nafis in the head. Nafis died six hours later at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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