Essay on Gun Control Of The United States
When a state puts restrictions on the ownership of guns, they tend to have more gun-related murders. It has been proven that although gun ownership has greatly increased over the years, murder rates have decreased. This directly shows how the ownership of guns do not result in a higher rate of violent crimes. As stated in the article, the gun control fallacy by Thomas Sowell,
“Places and times with the strongest gun control laws have often been places and times with high murder rates… When it comes to the rate of gun ownership, that is higher in rural areas than in urban areas, but the murder rate is higher in urban areas...For the country as a whole, handgun ownership doubled in the late 20th century, while the murder rates went down” (Sowell).
Thomas Sowell really hits on the fact that when stricter restrictions are put on gun…