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An Argument in Favor of Creating Gun Control Policies
“Let me make a short, opening, blanket comment. There are no "good guns". There are no "bad guns". Any gun in the hands of a bad man is a bad thing. Any gun in the hands of a decent person is no threat to anybody — except bad people.” (Charlton Heston) Policies created for arms control aim to reduce crime and violence, rest...
The Gun Control and Ownership Battle in the United States
The crowd is whipped into a frenzy as they give the speaker a standing ovation, the third one in just a few minutes. He has renewed their chauvinistic spirit as he proclaims that they the people should have the right to bear arms. He claims that having guns deters a would-be serial killer. He weaves a fanciful tale about ho...
Gun Control Legislation Should Be Reasonable and Not Oppresive
The day I turned twenty one I bought a gun and I filed for my conceal carry permit. I never grew up around guns and everyone in my household is firmly against having guns in the house. However, current events have even my anti-gun mother thinking that it may be time to buy a gun. It seems that you aren’t safe anywhere in Am...
Gun Control Issues in the United States - Guns Should Have Stronger Restrictions on Them
Gun Control Gun control is a very serious topic in The United States right now, which can be characterized by the laws enacted here, mental illness and how gun control is affected by it, and lastly how the government and the American public feel about guns and where they should and should not be. I strongly believe in...
My Arguments Against Gun Control
If you were a thief, would you rather steal from people with guns or without guns? I’m here to persuade you that gun bans are not what will protect Americans. My main points will be as follows: guns allow law abiding citizens to protect themselves, murderers don’t have any qualms about breaking a minor law such as buying an...
The Issue of Gun Control in the U.S.: Guns Should Never Be Completely Banned
The United States of America, The most powerful nation on the face of the earth, but also a nation that is run by a different set of rules than most other nations. One of these rules falls under a law that was written at the birth of the country, the 2nd Amendment of the Bill of Rights. This Amendment allows the people of A...
A Discussion on Manchin Amendment 715, Joe Manchin's Latest Piece of Gun Control Failing to Pass the Senate
Senator Joe Manchin’s latest piece of gun control legislation, known as Manchin Amendment 715, failed to pass the Senate due to a lack of majority vote. The bi-partisan legislation, championed by Manchin himself, President Obama, and Republican Senator Pat Toomey proposed the implementation of universal background checks fo...
The Hot-Button Issue of Gun Control in America
Gun control is a hot-button issue in America, and has come up frequently all throughout our history. The liberal argument on gun control often includes that American citizens do not need certain guns, or any, or that gun ownership creates a more imminent threat to society than the danger involved in having no firearms with...
Gun Control is Needed to Prevent Gun Violence and Stop Its Effects on the Society and the Economy
Gun control has been a trending topic ever since the 2nd amendment was added to our constitution. It states that “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.” There are two opposing views in this battle for guns: “Proponent...
The Battle on Gun Control 2
Rhetorical Analysis on a Conservative Case for an Assault Weapons Ban “If we can’t draw a sensible line on guns, we may as well call the American experiment in democracy a failure” (Burns 1). A conservative case for an assault weapons ban by Larry Alan Burns discusses the dangers of making assault weapons and high capacity...