Essay on The Issue Of Gun Control

800 Words Nov 16th, 2016 4 Pages
Gun control in America is a significant issue, with an average of 91 gun related deaths per day, it is a matter that can no longer be ignored. Being controversial in its nature, author Phoebe Maltz Bovy doesn 't hesitate to shed light on her opinion on the affair. In her article “It’s Time to Ban Guns. Yes, All of Them.” Bovy is quick to state that all guns are bad regardless of their purpose or the respective owner, that they’re all nothing more than dangerous machines. However, in her approach, she is so busy furiously voicing her opinion of hatred towards guns, that she lacks a scholarly approach. Her most prominent issue is her lack of a thesis statement, then followed by her unorganized paragraph structure, and lastly her absence of evidence to support her claim.

In her opening paragraph Bovy goes into detail about how all guns should be banned. “Get rid of gun in homes, on the streets, and, as much as possible, on police”. She goes on to say that regardless of the gun type or owner that they should be removed, banned, and revolked from their owners to the greatest extent possible. No person, unconditional to how responsible or knowledge about guns they are, should be in ownership of such a weapon. The risk of harm is simply too high. Though I agree with her statements that risk of harm is always a factor and is inevitably high when a gun is involved, she blatantly ignores the common idea of a thesis. A thesis is a core ingredient in the recipe of a good article.…

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