Drop In Gun Laws Essay

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The United States is one of the most advanced countries in the entire world. The U.S. has one of the highest GDP’s in the world, one of the highest life expectancies in the world, and one of the top economies in the world. However the United States also leads the world in the highest number of mass shootings each year. Mike Sharpe, the author of Violent Nation also agrees that United is one of the greatest countries in the world. However Sharpe finds two issues with the United States, “I want to discuss only two small blemishes: the gun culture and the military culture.”(Mike Sharpe).The U.S. has struggled with this gun culture and has had a hard time solving the number gun related deaths in the country. It also seems that there is no effort being made by the government to fix this issue. Many government officials and a majority of the general having been calling for the government to create stricter gun laws. If the untied the states creates stricter gun laws and enforces these laws then it …show more content…
However unlike the United States most of the countries around the world have almost all guns completely banned from citizens, and as a result they have seen a significant drop in gun related crimes and gun related deaths. There is clear evidence from countries across the world that when enacting new and/or stricter gun laws the number of gun related crimes and gun related deaths dropped significantly. Professor Chapmen of the University of Sydney, examines the effectiveness of Australia’s new gun reform laws. Chapmen uses observation studying and statistical data to find the effectiveness of the gun reforms. Prior to the gun reforms there were thirteen mass shootings in the eighteen years before. After the gun reforms there were zero mass shootings in a decade. Chapmen also found that gun related deaths decreased rapidly after the gun

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