The Purpose Of Gun Control Policies

In the modern era, firearm usage and sales have proposed a major threat. New tactics and policies have been instituted, but with little positive gain. These “Gun Control” policies have caused more harm than gain among the American people. These policies have had minimal success in obtaining there instituted goals.Gun control is irrelevant and cannot obtain its purpose due too the facts that gun control can never completely eliminate and eradicate firearm violence, gun control institutes irrelevant policies, and gun control shows results opposing its purpose of reducing firearm crime rates, contrary to popular belief.
Gun Control can never fully eliminate crime and violence involving firearms.Though new implementations in firearm control have
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The main purpose of instituting policies on firearm purchase and usage is to reduce the crime and death rates caused by the firearms. Though gun control claims to be a means of accomplishing this feat, studies have shown that results oppose these claims. A study done by harvard university found “observed correlations that nations with stringent gun controls tend to have much higher murder rates than nations that allow guns.”(Would banning firearms reduce... ). The study also states that “…the burden of proof rests on the proponents of the more guns equal more death and fewer guns equal less death mantra, especially since they argue public policy ought to be based on that mantra. To bear that burden would at the very least require showing that a large number of nations with more guns have more death and that nations that have imposed stringent gun controls have achieved substantial reductions in criminal violence (or suicide). But those correlations are not observed when a large number of nations are compared across the world.”(Would banning firearms reduce...). Therefore, any claim of proof that gun control has been successful is reliant on a mantra, and not real world evidence. The study also illustrates higher gun control seems to result in higher murder rates compared to other countries with more leniant regulations. Gun control, therefore does not accomplish its purpose, but quite the …show more content…
The main purpose of instituting policies on firearm purchase and usage is to reduce the crime and death rates caused by the firearms. Though gun control claims to be a means of accomplishing this feat, studies have shown that results oppose these claims. A study done by harvard university found “observed correlations that nations with stringent gun controls tend to have much higher murder rates than nations that allow guns.”( Would banning firearms reduce...). The study also states that “…the burden of proof rests on the proponents of the more guns equal more death and fewer guns equal less death mantra, especially since they argue public policy ought to be based on that mantra. To bear that burden would at the very least require showing that a large number of nations with more guns have more death and that nations that have imposed stringent gun controls have achieved substantial reductions in criminal violence (or suicide). But those correlations are not observed when a large number of nations are compared across the world.”(Would banning firearms reduce...). Therefore, any claim of proof that gun control has been successful is reliant on a mantra, and not real world evidence. The study also illustrates higher gun control seems to result in higher murder rates compared to other countries with more leniant regulations. Gun control, therefore does not accomplish its purpose, but quite the

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