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    Encouraging Gun Ownership

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    Encouraging Gun Ownership Introduction I. What is the foundation of modern technology? It's the history of the gun. Thesis Statement: I will persuade you in that, (1) federal gun control laws are unconstitutional, and (2) I will prove the 2nd Amendment is both a "State" and "Individual Right." Body I.The foundation of our country is based in English Bill of Rights and the American Revolution. A. What is the difference between the Declaration of Independence, the U. S

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    Gun Ownership In America

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    Gun Ownership The second constitution amendment in America majorly stresses on the armament and gun ownership. This follows the high rate of gun ownership where citizens own them for various purposes like hunting and self-protection. The government through this constitution amendment wants to regulate gun ownership in the country. This paper looks at various aspects of gun ownership like the idea of gun ownership as a civil obligation, rebellions that played an important role of the militia debate

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    Introduction Mass gun ownership is today the greatest threat to American citizens. It has been and still is both a right in America and one of the highly controversial political and social issues. Currently, there are over 250 million guns owned by Americans. Statistically, this means that almost every American owns a gun with a third of the population owning these fire arms. Consequently, America has the highest number of gun related deaths in the world. While a gun is acquired with personal protection

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    proved to be always possible. -Hubert Humphrey, 1960 My background is probably atypical for a somewhat high-profile supporter of the right to keep and bear arms. I am black and grew up in Manhattan’s East Harlem, far removed from the great American gun culture of rural, white America. Although my voting patterns have become somewhat more conservative in recent years, I remain in my heart of hearts a 1960s Humphrey Democrat concerned with the plight of those most vulnerable in American society-minorities

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    argument is that decreased gun ownership reduces gun related violence which is counter to the interest of Second Amendment defenders and firearm sporting advocates. The prevailing question is will more restrictive gun control laws reduce gun violence or is there an alternative action that will succeed? This research will confirm that no correlation exist between gun control laws and gun violence rates and that an alternative community focused program is more effective in reducing gun violence. The question

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    Gun Ownership and the Second Amendment Over the centuries, the Supreme Court has always ruled that the 2nd Amendment protects the states' militia's rights to bear arms, and that this protection does not extend to individuals. In fact, legal scholars consider the issue "settled law." For this reason, the gun lobby does not fight for its perceived constitutional right to keep and bear arms before the Supreme Court, but in Congress. Interestingly, even interpreting an individual right in the 2nd

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    Gun Control According to “Capital Punishment, Gun Ownership, and “Homicide”, it is attempting to answer “two controversial questions, both related to the problem of interpersonal violence in America.” One of the questions asks if “the use of the death penalty exert any measurable influence on the rate of homicide in the U.S.?” and the other asks “what relationship, if any, exists between the level of gun ownership and the level of homicidal violence?” (G. Kleck, 1979) One might ask, “How do you

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    Strict Gun Ownership

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    heated debate about gun control. In fact, The United States ranks number one as the highest gun ownership in the world. The ownership of guns per one hundred people in the United States is 88.8. The only other country that comes closest to this statistic is Yemen, with 54.8 guns owned per one hundred people. The other alarming statistic is the number of total civilian guns in America, with a total of two hundred seventy million, these are the guns that are in stores, gun shows, or in gun owners house.

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    Is Gun Ownership a Right?

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    Do people kill people, or do guns kill people? According to the U.S. Constitution, the Second Amendment states that the right to bear arms should not altered.(Bill of Rights). Many American citizens believe this amendment is an individual right, while others believe that it is only a collective right intended to restrict Congress from taking away a state's right to self-defense. This, along with other current events, has given rise to heated debate on the topic of gun control. History has shown that

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    Gun Ownership and the Second Amendment

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    Gun ownership and the Second Amendment have come under fire in recent years in the wake of major tragedies such as the Newtown, Aurora and Tucson shootings, amongst other major shootings. Although gun control is not a recent idea, it has grown attention and is argued by more liberal leaning individuals, who tend to believe more in gun control, that guns should be strictly regulated or completely outlawed, while more conservative leaning individuals, who are more in favor of gun rights, believe that

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