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Gun Legislation Essay Examples

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An Argument in Favor of Gun Control in the US
Gun Control - Do We Need It? A few years ago I got mugged. It was during the day, people walking all around not 15 feet from where I was being robbed at gunpoint. The kid took my wallet, pants, shoes, and, my feeling of invulnerability. If that kid had not had a gun, chances are that crime would not have happened to me. Th...
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The Debate on Gun Control in the United States
Erynn Reitmayer November 12, Gun Control: The Debate Rages On Gun control is a major issue in the United States, widely debated, but still undecided. While many people argue that the U.S. should get on board with the rest of the world's democratic industrialized nations, many pro-gun lobbyists strongly protest the stri...
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An Argument in Favor of Federal Gun Control Legislation in the US
One of the most controversial issues in our society is gun control legislation. Violence associated with guns is increasing every year and something must be done to stop it. Gun legislation varies in every state. In some states gun policy is stricter than in other states. Gun legislation should be abolished in favor of fede...
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The Issue of Gun Control Laws in the American Society
Gun Control The question of weather or not to have tougher gun control laws is a major issue for the American society. Violence with guns in the United States seems to be ever growing. Gun violence claims the lives of an estimated 34,000 Americans each year. It is evident that some people should just not have the right, or...
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Importance of Increased Gun Control
An ongoing and highly debated social problem that continues to grow in our society today is the gun control epidemic. Gun violence in the United States is a national epidemic. Many people take advantage of guns using and manipulating the tool with hardly any thought. Countless lives have been lost due to fact that people ha...
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The Right To Bear Arms for Protection and Safety
Protection, safety and hunting are all rights to have as an American especially under the Second Amendment, which states we have the right to bear arms; so why must we let the arms go? As an American every citizen has the right to own a gun for protection, safety, and even hunting right; for guns laws to take place as of Oc...
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A paper on the Comparison and Contrasts of Guns Usage in US and UK
The Comparison and Contrasts of the Usage of Guns in the United States and Great By: Lily Bennet Within the United States, every police officer carries and is trained in the usage of firearms. Also, we have much less strict rules about gun usage and ownership of guns. Conversely, In Britain, only special police squads...
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The Statistics of Gun Possessions in the United States and The Debate About its Control
A gun is a mechanical device that expels a projectile. In most cases the projectile is a gyroscopically stabilized bullet which can accurately travel a large distance. Most guns burn solid propellants to produce high-pressure gas, which drives the projectile through the barrel. Guns have been used for hundreds of years in t...
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Should Guns Be Permitted on College Campuses?
The world seems to be changing faster than we can keep up with it. The youth of today is much more knowledgeable about drugs, sex and weapons than ever before. The second amendment of the United States Bill of Rights protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. Does this mean that guns should be allowed on colleg...
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Gun Control in America
From heated conversations at the dinner table to discussions between coworkers, and even the congressional floor, gun control has become a debate that is dividing the nation. Since Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated in 1968 to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in December of 2012, gun co...
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