Gun Control And Law Laws Essay

751 Words Dec 7th, 2015 4 Pages
In 1994, there was a strict gun law created. Unfortunately, this strict gun law had ended in 2004. “1994: The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act becomes law. The law banned the manufacture, use, possession and import of 19 types of assault weapons, including AK-47s and Uzis. The law expired in 2004” (Press). But even though with this gun law in place, it would still not be strict enough because there are other types of guns available to people. The manufacturing, possession, and even the use of the 19 types of guns was not as import to people. Gun owners were mad that they no longer could sell or buy these 19 types of guns, but they still had over 50 other typed of guns that they were allowed to use, buy, and sell. In 2008, “The Supreme Court upholds the lower court ruling, striking down D.C. handgun ban as unconstitutional” (Press). This strike down just made gun laws worse. People are now allowed to have handguns wherever they go because the Supreme Court striked down the gun ban. People are not going around with guns on them. this creates a problem because anyone can start a shooting. Even in gun free zones, a shooting can still happen. People think that they are safe if they are in a gun free zone, but this is not the case. For example, colleges should be gun free zones. Shooters or people who possess guns do not care about gun free zones. There is no strict gun law that enforces a gun free zone to be a gun free zone. Therefore, people are not scared to…

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