Essay on Gun Control is Needed Now
I am not suggesting that we consider the abolition of guns. I am suggesting that gun control is needed to protect society from those who want to corrupt it! We need to keep high-powered, dangerous weapons out of the hands of criminals, children, gang-bangers, maniacs, and those with a history of violence!
I realize that my opposition is tight on the fact that gun control might take guns out of the hands of those who should have them. I give them this thought to ponder: The handgun in your home is more likely to kill you or a member of your family than to save your life. There is a quote that anti-gun control activists tend to use in their argument. "Guns don't kill people. People kill people." Well, I believe this is only half true. People do kill people. Guns kill people best. In 1963, President
John F. Kennedy was killed by a sniper's bullet. In 1968, Martin Luther King was killed by a gunman, and also in 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy fell to an assassin's bullet in Los Angeles. Each year 1,200 people are killed in accidents involving handguns and someone is injured every