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Gun Violence Essay Examples

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Solving Gun Violence in the U.S.
Solving Gun Violence using International Examples Statistically and stereotypically speaking, Americans love their guns. The US is home to more privately owned guns than any other country, two hundred and seventy million of them. It also boasts the record in guns-per-capita; 88.8 firearms to every 100 citizens. (“Gun Owner...
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The Effects of Gun Violence in the United States of America
he Effects of Gun Violence in the US It was the massacre at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999 that sparked America's attention to gun violence. People finally started realizing that guns were a problem and nearly everyone was asking how something like this could have happened. Kids were no longer feeling safe at s...
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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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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 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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A Description of the Gun Control as an Issue That Most Americans Have Been Exposed To
Gun control is undoubtedly an issue that most Americans have been exposed to. In 1989, guns killed 11,832 Americans. The National Rifle Association (NRA) members believe that it is their constitutional right to own guns, stating that guns are not the root of the crime problem in the United States. Gun control activists...
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An Analysis of the Constitutional Law on Gun Control
Constitutional Law Gun Control Paper Gun control is undoubtedly an issue that most Americans have been exposed to. In 1989, guns killed 11,832 Americans. The National Rifle Association (NRA) members believe that it is their constitutional right to own guns, stating that guns are not the root of the crime problem in the Unit...
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An Essay on the Issue of Gun Control in the United States
Gun Control- A Firing Issue
Gun control is undoubtedly an issue that most Americans have been exposed to. In 1989, guns killed 11,832 Americans. The National Rifle Association (NRA) members
believe that it is their constitutional right to own guns, stating that guns are not the root of
the crime problem in the United State...
1,339 words
3 pages