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    Handguns in Households with Children Guns in America are a problem as bad as the drug problem: 43% of households that have children have handguns in them; 10 children die every day from handguns, approximately one every 2 ½ hours. That is the same of a classroom of children every two days. Parents do not realize that children get the physical capacity to reach and discharge a firearm long before the ability to understand the potential consequences of these actions. Parents who insist on keeping

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    Handguns in America: To Ban or Not to Ban

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    Handguns in America: To ban or not to ban. Americans should be able to have, own and carry handguns if they feel the need to protect them. It’s a statement that is a topic of major debate and has been for years. There are proponents and oppositionists with regards to handgun laws and rights. Both sides have strong, seemingly valid arguments. In the end, we should have that choice. One of the strongest arguments for banning handguns: An increase in the availability of handguns equals an increase

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    Should handguns be allowed on Campus? Can they be helpful or beneficial for the public if people carry them on college campuses? According to (Skorton pg.629),” Colleges and universities are far safer than most public spaces in the United States”. “On April 16, 2007, a Virginia Tech senior shot and killed thirty-two people and wounded seventeen others on the university campus,”(Skorton pg.628). Its is also known as the most deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States. In addition

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    Banning Handguns is not right Handguns can be easily concealed, so they are usually the weapon of choice for for people to protect themselves. But, they are also the weapon of choice for criminals. Since handguns are easy for criminals to steal, handguns are almost always available on the black market; this makes handguns a solid good choice for criminals. The majority of crimes involving firearms are stuck on the fact of using a handgun; this is a serious problem in America today. Although most

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    keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed”. Gun control will not decrease criminal activity. Guns are not a source of violence. Owning a handgun is a tool for self defence and protect those who can not rely on law enforcement for aid. Control of guns only creates more problems than solutions. Those in favor of gun control believe that completely banning handguns is the only secure way to protect citizens. Practicing safety will enable less risk and create more security. As citizens of the United States

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    Policy on Handguns and Assault Weapons

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    own handguns or assault weapons. If everyone in the world can have access to these guns the crime rate will keep increasing. We should only be able to own/buy guns that are certified for hunting purposes. This will allow people to own/buy a regular shotgun or rifle. What kind of criminal is going to go running around with shotguns and rifles breaking into houses or killing young innocent victims? Criminals are going to do whatever they can to get their job done. At least banning handguns and

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    Society’s Need for the Registration of Handguns Guns are an instrument that even the most careful of people could do harm with. Gun owners should go to firearm safety classes so they will be educated on proper handling and storage of the gun. While this should only be voluntary, something should be done to insure that guns are only sold to people who have a safe background and are of age. Congress should mandate the registration of handguns in order to keep criminals from possessing guns, to cut

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    Banning Handguns is not the Answer Handguns can be easily concealed, so they are the weapon of choice for people who choose to use them for self-defense. Unfortunately, they are also the weapon of choice for criminals. Since handguns are easy for criminals to steal, handguns are readily available on the black market; this makes handguns an attractive choice for criminals. The majority of crimes involving firearms are committed with the use of a handgun; this is a serious problem in America today

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    In Pete Shields’s exert “Why Do People Own Handguns” Shields clearly says that any reason for owning a handgun is invalid beside controlled target shooting, but this doesn’t apply to shotguns or rifles. Shields explains that handguns are dangerous to the people because of how easy the weapon can be concealed giving the attacker the element of surprise. Shields also says that the second amendment applies to the militia only including police officers and all military personal. Although Shields presents

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    can understand what intended to do and how it affects our current time. Before the Heller court case, States in America have its own laws on who can own and use guns. While some State is lax in their law... ... middle of paper ... ...own. That handguns cannot be restricted from obtain and carry for self-defend in one’s home. As for the other question that the case did not answer, all we can do now is wait for these questions to be answered by the Supreme Court. Works Cited Carter, Gregg. Guns

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