Are The Laws For Gun Control Sufficient Or Should There Be More?

1481 Words Dec 9th, 2014 6 Pages
Are The Laws For Gun Control Sufficient Or Should There Be More?
Guns have been widely used by the militant groups, robbers and some public-citizens as well. The question about the laws controlling the guns dissemination in the society is debatable. The guns are spreading at a very fast pace and many individuals have access to this illegal tool. Many individuals are involved in street crimes and they use guns in the crimes. Some people argue that they possess the guns for safety purposes. Although there are licenses as well which the individual has to acquire to possess a gun however there are many illegal guns as well possessed by the individuals especially those individuals who are involved in crimes. This paper would overview the impacts of guns in the society. Gun-possession must be discouraged and for this, the laws for gun control need further rectification and improved implementation. There are multiple types of guns or firearms. For instance, handguns, rifles, shot guns, Ak-47 etc. The U.S. Government disclosed the official statistics about the number of firearms that are owned by the U.S. citizens in the year 2010. Approximately three hundred million firearms are owned by the U.S citizens. The statistics informs that about thirty three percent of the firearms are guns. Forty percent of the U.S. civilians possess at least one gun and this percentage is rapidly increasing every year. In addition, thirty percent of the adult citizens of United States possess a firearm…

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