Persuasive Essay On Gun Laws

Guns are used all around the world, but here in the United States, we need to keep our gun usage limited with gun laws. Gun laws are put into action to make sure firearms are used responsibly; however, people will always find a way to break these laws no matter how many are made. Our Second Amendment, "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”, gives U.S. citizens the right to own a weapon and use it for the right reasons.
Gun laws will not reduce the amount of gun deaths in the U.S. because gun laws do not determine crime; gun ownership determines crime numbers. There were 460,000 gun deaths in the U.S. between 1999-2013 and this was the 12th leading cause of death. Our government has passed more laws in the past years and the gun deaths have barely decreased. The best way to decrease gun deaths in the U.S. is to do background checks on every gun buyer before the individual purchases the
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The body style of an assault rifle is small and compact but has many features. These guns are usually metal, have an extending stock so it is more comfortable for the operator, and these firearms can have special sights attached. An assault rifle will look “mean” compared to regular shotguns or hunting rifles because the assault rifle is made to scare people by just looking at it. Also, an assault rifle will do much more damage to its target than other guns. A bullet from a pistol or shotgun will come out of the muzzle about 3 times slower than a bullet from an AR. A trauma surgeon from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio explains what a AR bullet would do to the body by stating “the liver looks like a jello mold that’s been dropped on the floor. And the exit wound can be a nasty, jagged hole the size of an orange” (Zhang

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