Gun Violence Argument

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Gun Violence Argument essay “Yes, people pull the trigger - but guns are the instrument of death. Gun control is necessary, and delay means more death and horror”(Eliot Spitzer). Gun Control and debating whether they should be stricter has been a debate that has lasted for Centuries, and waiting and not making any progress and letting mentally ill individuals, criminals and drug abusers get a hold of a gun or an assault weapon that can bring harm to innocent people living their normal life is selfish and ludacris. The second Amendment “The Right To Bear Arms” Passed by Congress September 25, 1789. Ratified December 15, 1791. During the revolutionary war was when a lot of citizens owned guns and the U.S government could rely on a militia that …show more content…
Having stricter gun laws would accomplish so much, it would prevent 353 mass shootings and many suicides. There were 464,033 total gun deaths between 1999 and 2013 and 270,237 suicides which is 58.2% of all suicide deaths and 174,773 homicides and 9,933 unintentional deaths (gun-control.procon.org/). Making stricter gun laws would reduce these numbers immensely. Having better background checks would prevent dangerous individuals, such as criminals, mentally ill, drug abusers and perpetrators of domestic violence. Weapons should not be sold not be sold by a private sellers or online because it creates an opportunity for dangerous people to bypass a background check with no questions asked. The presence of a gun makes a conflict more likely to become violent. The FBI found that in 2013 argument such as romantic triangles and brawls caused and fueled by drugs and alcohol, and arguments over money resulted in 1,962 gun deaths 59.9% of the total. Two thirds of the 7,900 deaths in 1981 involving arguments and brawls were caused by guns. If these individuals aren't allowed allowed to own firearms it would prevent a lot of gun violence. If gun store owners and big companies weren't so stubborn and ignorant and don't let criminals and mentally ill people get a hold of a firearm we would have a lot less violence. However when it comes to these big gun corporations like the NRA money is the root to all evil, they would rather get and abundance of money than saving innocent lives on the

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