Essay on The Issue Of Gun Control

1526 Words Nov 10th, 2016 7 Pages
President obama said “The solution to such violence is obvious. It cannot be this easy for somebody who wants to inflict harm on other people to get his or her hands on a gun.” (“Simpleminded Gun Control”). Gun control is a controversial issue worldwide. The reason why this has attracted so much attention is because not everyone is in favor of gun control and each side brings up excellent points about the issue. Research related to this issue strongly supports the claim that there SHOULD be more gun control laws. Three arguments that prove this position are (1) Incidents like Sandy Hook or Oregon will be less likely to occur (2) It reduces the high rates of accidental deaths (3) As the years pass by and technology updates the laws should be up to date as well. One argument in favor of the claim more gun control laws being put into play, is so that more incidents like Sandy Hook or Oregon will be less likely to occur. More specifically, it will lower the chances of a criminal or someone who is not in their right state of mind to get their hands on a gun. For example, let’s say an individual who is diagnosed with a mental disability such as multiple personalities, or schizophrenia, wants to purchase a weapon. Let 's also, say this individual 's ' record is squeaky clean! The seller does a background check and sees nothing out of the ordinary or any bad intentions, so they sell them the gun. Little does the seller know this individual had VERY bad intentions and…

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