The Issue Of Gun Control Essay

1658 Words Oct 19th, 2016 7 Pages
GUN CONTROL STARTS WITH LEGISLATION
Gun laws that are ineffective are a major cause of violent crime in America, the best way to resolve the problem is to change and strength the laws. We are reaching the end of 2016, and there have been reports of at least 44,427 gun related incidents. In 2015 there was a total of 53,379. In 2014 it was reported that there was 51,848 gun related incidents. (Gun Violence archive, 2016)The gun violence does not have any signs of slowing down. Every day, 48 children and teens are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention. Every day, 7 children and teens die from gun violence. Every day, 40 children and teens are shot and survive. Every day, 306 people in America are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention. (Brady Campaign 2016) This statics are very real and show a pattern of increasing senseless deaths. Gun control does not mean the end of gun violence. So what is Gun Control? Gun Control is a wide used expression that covers any sort of limitation on what kinds of firearms can be sold and bought, who can possess or sell them, where and how they can be stored or carried, what duties a seller has to vet a buyer, and what obligations both the buyer and the seller have to proclaim transactions to the government. The state of gun control today is Federal law and some state legislation…

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