Guns : Creating Violence And Violence Essay

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Guns: Creating Violence
In this day and age, there is absolutely no reason for the common man to own a firearm. We are in the 21st century folks, 200 years ago firearms were vital to the survival of humans as protection and a means of food, in some countries they are still needed but not in America. American citizens are far more civilized than they were 200 years ago, We don’t have drifting gun wranglers riding from town to town and we have these cool new things called Super Markets where we can get all the great processed food we could ever dream of. It is a widely known fact that in the past century Gun violence has become an ever growing problem, a less known fact however is that 30,000 people are killed by firearms each year, that’s more than 30 people a day (Guns and Violence, 2014, Pa: 2). Because of the growing gun violence in America, our government needs to strongly consider limiting the availability of firearms therefore reducing violence.
High Gun Violence in the U.S
In, America, we have many rights that other countries do not have the privilege of having, the right to bear arms is just one relatively small one, but, this in particular right is endangering millions of people on a daily basis. In a recent study done by the Centers for Disease Control, it says that the United States has the highest rate of firearm violence among the Industrialized Nations (Guns and Violence, 2014, Pa:2). This means that U.S has more gun related violence than countries like Hungary,…

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