Essay on The Boston Bombing Was A Terrible Tragedy

1490 Words Oct 27th, 2015 6 Pages
Gun related incidents have become a huge problem in America and too many US citizens are losing their lives to guns. From shooting massacres to a child playing with a gun he had access to in his house. Guns take the lives of American citizens everyday. The Boston bombing was a terrible tragedy that no one will ever forget. However as terrible as the bombing was only 3 people died in the marathon. The same day 11 people were killed by guns (Terror). That ratio of the number of people that are killed by guns compared to the number of people killed by terrorism is astonishing especially since the incident created a huge wave of concern toward the problem of terrorism, meanwhile the gun control law was voted down in the senate (Terror).

We can come together to stop terrorist but when it comes to guns and whether we should do something about the violence that comes with them the debates usually draws out to a stalemate, which shouldn’t be the case. Too many people are getting killed by guns for America to stand by and not do anything about it. Stricter gun control laws don’t have to take guns away but they should help to make Americans safer from gun violence.

In recent years the number of gun related incidents in America ranging from accidental shootings and lone wolf shootings has increased sparking many concerned American citizens speak out and call for stricter gun control and gun safety laws. In survey ran by CBS News and The New York times showed that after the…

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