Pro Gun Control Essay

1647 Words Dec 13th, 2016 7 Pages
Pro Gun Control
Part One
Remember the recent mass shooting of 2016 in a Gay Nightclub in Orlando, Florida? What about the shooting in San Bernardino, California by a married couple? According to LA Times, there has been 10 major mass shooting in the United States since 2012 to present time. Gun control is a hot topic considering the happenings of several recent tragic mass shooting in the United States. Therefore, it means it tends to divide people, and this is evident on how the citizens of US have failed to settle on the best way to handle the issue. The topic is a hot button issue and currently if you type the word “gun” in any web browser the result will be the debates and the disagreements surrounding the issue. It is not a hidden fact that guns and crime are in one way or another related especially if the guns are in the hands of civilians, however, it is also true that there are people who feel safe when they possess a gun.
According to an article by American Firearms Institutes, guns were invented as early as 13th century in China and "During the Han Dynasty, a man named Wei Boyang was the first to write anything about gunpowder. He wrote about a mixture of three powders that would “fly and dance” violently.” Later it was introduced to the world and used by the Europeans, Indians, Americans. The reason for the gun use was to fight wars at that time, not of the possession of a civilian for a personal use or safety.
Those who are in support of guns argue that the guns…

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