Gun Control Argumentative Essay

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  • The Effects Of Obama's Gun Laws

    Although Obama’s intentions may be pure, the gun laws that he and his administration have gotten enacted fail to consider the long term effect that they will have. These laws are created on the faulty premise that the amount of gun crimes and gun violence can be drastically decreased by restricting legally obtained firearms. The fallacy of this premise can be easily established by looking at California which has the strictest gun laws in the country and is still home to one of the U.S.’s top 5…

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  • The Dangers Of Mass Shootings

    Virginia Tech and injured many other students and faculty members (Seung 1). One of the most well known shootings was on April 20th, 1999. The event was known as Columbine. 13 high school students were killed, and 20 were injured. It sparked a debate over guns and how people should handle them that has never ended (Columbine 1). It was a tragic event that never should have happened. These shootings seem to have no end in sight. People have debated many ways to put an end to it, but it seems that…

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  • Commentary Shameful Scapegoating Of The Mentally Ill

    Unfortunately this mental image is pretty much the norm. Between the media and the movies, when one thinks of a mad man they think of a mentally ill person swaying a gun left to right uncontrollably while pacing back and forth. The point of Toms article is to educate that this is not always the case, and to ask people to stop assuming every murderer must be mentally ill. By doing so the people who are mentally ill and…

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  • Importance Of Bearing Arms

    Bearing Arms After the tragic event of Sandy Hook, the NRA’s executive vice president and CEO, Wayne LaPierre, responded with: "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun” (Moore). LaPierre’s statement foresees the future of educational faculty members becoming capable of protecting the well-being of themselves and students with an armed weapon. This weapon will be active when a threat is applied. To explain this threat, one must engage themselves to reflect on the…

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  • Lyric Time Dickinson Analysis

    death in a joke of comparative terms, those terms fail to make sense when applied literally to human beings (how could they have the power to kill without the power to die?) and make such obvious sense when applied to the inanimate gun…

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  • The Cons Of Gun Control

    There is a huge debate about gun control and there most likely will be until a compromise is reached. Gun control consists of the government taking away or altering the rules for the guns of the citizens. Some suggestions for gun control are complete removal, extreme background checks, and altering the laws so it is nearly impossible to possess or trade firearms. Gun control laws should be altered and be re-voted to only affect the modifications, use, and the background checks to possess…

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  • Concealed Handguns Essay

    likely to have a gun so the criminal will be more likely to also carry a gun. • Although there are requirements that need to be met in order to obtain a gun they are not strict enough so dangerous people can still obtain them. • Allowing concealed handguns increase the amount of crime that takes place. • In someone where to carry a concealed handgun that increase the chances…

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  • The Importance Of Ballistics

    leaves its own unique imprints on a spent casing or bullet. Using similar firearms and comparison microscopes these forensic ballistic experts can measure the degree of rifling in a barrel, pin impression, ejector marks, and etc. to figure out what gun their evidence found at the scene matches up with. Today, with our advanced technology ballistics experts have access to nationwide databases. Ballistics details input into these databases and are accessed by law enforcement agencies all across…

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  • Why Guns Should Be Allowed To Carry Guns In Schools Essay

    University of Arkansas, university campuses are among the safest places in the nation. With crime rates on campuses being substantially lower than those off campus. One piece of legislation, SB 11, will allow concealed handgun license owners to carry guns in campus buildings and facilities, including classrooms leaving many professors and students fearing for their safety. In 1995 Texas Governor George W. Bush signed a lawed that allowed licensed carriers…

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  • Hemingway's Short Story: The Setting Of The Safari In Kenya

    In the short story, the setting was never clearly said. It is assumed that the safari is taking place in Kenya because of Wilson said something about Nairobi that they are somewhere in the plains. That author, Hemingway, set on a safari around 1935-1936, thus, it makes perfect sense that he chose a setting based on his safari. The setting, in Kenya, is somewhat foreign to Francis. He is used to living the “American life” with all the conveniences and luxuries that come with it. Along with lions…

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