Why Do We Need More Gun Control?

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Gun fire rained down on the crowd. Everyone was running around trying to find safety. It was a war zone. People started dropping left and right. Blood was making pools in the field. Innocent civilians covered their loved ones. Screaming. People seeing their loved ones fall to the ground.
All of this was happening during the Las Vegas Mass shooting. A gun man shot at innocent civilians for many minutes while no one knew where this guy was. Spending the most of his time getting these guns legally with no bumps in the road. This man did not do anything illegal to get any guns or ammo but he still was the man that brought terror to innocent civilians. These innocent civilians were out their getting shot at and could do nothing but pray they were not shot. Even though there are many mass killings with guns they should not make gun laws stricter and remove guns from
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So why should people be going for more gun control? More gun control would only take guns out of law abiding citizen’s hands. As well as with gun control the criminals will find their way to get ahold of what they need. If they cannot get it legally they will turn to the illegal way. Which in that case, gun violence would still be happening and all gun control is doing it removing guns from innocent citizens. Published in “The Leading Source for Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues”, “Of 62 mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and 2012, 49 of the shooters used legally obtained guns. Collectively, 143 guns were possessed by the killers with about 75% obtained legally” (Gun Control 3). Guns were legally purchased and were used in mass murders. When guns are legally purchased how we are supposed to stop a non-motive killer that has no background problems? Now if we put more gun control it is just going to piss off the innocent citizens and the criminals are still going to get their hands on guns. Coming from the same website it says as

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