The Safety Requirements Of Gun Control Essay

1150 Words Feb 24th, 2016 5 Pages
Gun control has been a major issue for many years now and it seems as time progresses, gun violence rates are increasing. There have been many mass shootings in the United States because not everyone who possesses a gun is in the right state of mind. There are many disagreements to the safety requirements of purchasing a gun. Although there have been safety requirements before, those laws did not help decrease the violence but increased it. Therefore the lawmakers have been discussing if guns should be allowed or banned from certain places and what procedures should be taken in order to purchase a gun. There should not be a restriction on guns anywhere, due to the fact that gunmen would have control on the victims since they do not have a way to defend themselves. As people make laws they have to view the law in every perspective for the convenience of the citizens of that country. There are many public areas where guns are not allowed including schools, recreational centers, churches, parks, and so forth, but if firearms are not allowed in certain locations, then “the only people … with guns will be lawbreakers” which would “[leave] law-abiding citizens unable to defend themselves in the event of an attack” and would have more critical injuries (Taylor 55). Therefore, congress has to discuss these scenarios detail by detail because there are many innocent bystanders lives at risk of major injuries or even death. The majority of the “shootings in the U.S … has happened in…

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