Essay on Gun Control And Gun Ownership And Safety

1324 Words Apr 15th, 2016 null Page
Though I agree that some form of gun control is definitely needed, right now, that should not be our main focus, we have passed the point of reasoning , what we really need to concentrate on is gun licensing as well as gun ownership and safety. As a young African American in the United states, I have witnessed many problems in our society today. The homeless are forced to scrape at the bottom because they cannot find work, The financial market is getting tougher day by day due to the rise in inflation rates and unbalanced government budgets, But one issue I think is hurting us the most is guns in America. I am concerned about being the victim of a random shooting, of course we all are . Guns affect every one of us. They can be used to fill us with fear or make us feel protected . But in today 's society guns are a problem more than a solution. Times are nothing like how the founding fathers of America had it. According to Gun.laws.com “ In America, there are an estimated 250-280 million firearms” and even worse the An analysis of U.S. firearm commerce, conducted by the ATF in 2000, uncovered that only 1% of licensed dealers were responsible for nearly 60% of guns traced to crime. We live in a society that is less governed by the size of the thing you tot on your hip, but more so the strength of association a signature on a piece of paper is accompanied by or so we think! That is why I believe using gun control to get rid of the problem isn 't the best solution. Gun…

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