The Creation Of Gun Control

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firearms were first created there was problems with regulations and crimes involving guns, and these numbers keep raising as more guns are produced and sold legally and illegally. The problem started when people were using guns for the purpose of malice rather than defending themselves, leaving the people in fear of being threatened, assaulted, robbed, or murdered. Nowadays we have many laws that defend the proper use and ownership of guns, but most of these laws have loopholes or are not enforced. However, there is many people who oppose the control on guns, they argue that the second amendment protects their right of ownership but not everyone sees it this way. I believe there should be more gun control, background checks, and programs to …show more content…
There 's multiple arguments about the meaning, some people argue that the founding fathers were protecting the individual right of ownership, yet others argue they were not; other arguments are that the founding fathers intended for most citizens to have a gun or that the founders intended to keep the state militias (Winters 5). These are not the only problem with the creation of gun laws, but the lack of knowledge about the current situation involving firearms, “Congress has suppressed, and in some cases explicitly outlawed, the use of government funds to research gun safety” (Seitz-Wald. Internet) without research there is no facts to support the creation of better firearm laws to keep our country safe. Most shooters show signs of their intentions but they are ignored by society, Katherine Newman the dean at Johns Hopkins University, explains that people who become killers are usually the odd man out and often “less physically mature than most of the peers whom they compete for attention” they are the society outcast …show more content…
By creating stronger laws, closing the loopholes, educating and examining for any mental illnesses the public, & regularly training firearm owners would help reduce crime. A study by The Violence Policy Center in 2009 showed that “States with weak gun laws and high rates of gun ownership have the highest rates of gun death. Conversely, the study found that states with strong gun laws and low rates of gun ownership had significantly had lower rates of firearm related death” (“Stronger” Internet) stronger enforced laws help lower the crime rate by confiscating firearms that are illegally owned and leaving only the legally and strictly controlled guns. However, it is impossible to confiscate all the illegally owned guns in the US but leaving loopholes in laws or not having any gun control will only make it worse. Instead better laws can be enactedHand control, Inc., a non-profit citizens ' organization that favors gun control... Members of this organization believe that enacting more gun control laws and enforcing stiffer penalties for criminals who use guns and it will help reduce gun related

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