Essay on Gun Control Is A Huge Topic Of Discussion

1413 Words Oct 27th, 2015 6 Pages
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Gun violence in America is a huge topic of discussion. Many people have heard of this topic on the news or in the newspaper but have very little knowledge on this ongoing topic. Those who have a lack of information on gun control tend to not feel strongly towards guns or people owning or carrying guns. People that have never been around guns are often scared of guns but the truth is a gun is nothing more than a hunk of metal. For a gun to go off the gun needs a shooter, so should the real topic of discussion be “Should there be stricter gun laws for the owner?” However in the United States it isn’t very difficult to get or own a gun. Guns are very common in America and anybody could simply sell their fire arm to another person with the ending result of now anybody can own a gun. (Degrazia 2) “The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Actmandates background checks of gun buyers, but only if the seller is a licensed dealer; private sales, including those at gun shows and those conducted online, are exempt.” Degrazia states that anyone can get a gun without having a background check this including anyone over 18. Being able to purchase firearms easily in America can be a serious topic of discussion because many people are getting killed with firearms, school shooting are on a rise however in zones where guns by law have to be in every household the crime rate is significantly lower there surrounding areas.
Canada is in a similar situation that America…

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