Guns, Sex, And Education By Jamie O Meara

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Jamie O’Meara Author of the article “Guns, Sex, and Education” devises that parents should educate their children regarding gun violence by teaching them how to fire weapons. Therefore taking the mystique away and replacing it with boredom, He emphasizes that, as a preventative measure learning how to shoot the weapons is integral and should become part of the school curriculum, this is a farce and should be disregarded. The real question is, “Are Guns a necessary evil?” It makes no sense to implement them into school curriculum. In Canada there are strict policies regarding handguns. The constitution in the US blatantly states that people should have the right to bear arms and handguns are more easily accessible. People have to have a special …show more content…
In comparison Sexual, education no more prevents youth from having sex than gun education will keep them from shooting someone. We do not openly demonstrate sexual acts but use mediums to help illustrate the act and functions of the human body, why cannot gun education take the same path. It is not about boring kids into complacency, most high schools are permitted to hold Arrive Alive assemblies where horrific car crashes are shown to an auditorium of horrified teens to keep them from drinking and driving. Perhaps the same measure should be taken in order to deter violence among teens by showing them the funeral services of devastated families after a loved has been …show more content…
The point that the author argues about taking the mystery out of the equation kids will be less likely to go out and shoot up their schools is simply Ludacris, in fact young people may become more intrigued, and in the end still harm those that they are angry with because they know how to properly use a gun. It may prevent sloppy mass shootings but the rise in pre meditation will definitely play a role in the precision in which the violence is carried out. The real problem is not to be taken the fun and or mystery out of guns, but keeping them out of the hands kids in the first

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