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  • Gun Control Research Paper

    A. RESEARCH TOPIC The purpose of this paper is to determine if gun control laws lower gun-related homicide rates in the United States, as based on an analysis of statistical data following the implementation of the Brady Act; as well as, to determine if these laws produce an increased demand for guns in illegal gun markets. One of the major concerns for American citizens is that the Brady Act and any further actions by the government affect our rights under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, which states that "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Researching this topic and the outcomes of government actions to…

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  • Gun Suicides Essay

    shocking than this statistic is how unique this issue is to the United States. In the United States there are 29.7 homicides for every 1 million people. Switzerland, with the second highest rate in the world, has only 7.7. It is not that Americans are just more violent individuals, in fact the US ranks far below first for crimes rates other than gun violence (Lopez). The main cause of gun deaths is not even homicide, but rather suicide. With 21,175 deaths by firearm suicides per year in the…

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  • Essay On Gun Control Laws

    STRICTER GUN CONTROL LAWS ARE NEEDED IN THE UNITED STATES Stricter gun control laws have been a controversy for many years here in the United States. There are millions of people advocating for gun violence awareness so that more people can become part of the movement to put pressure on legislature to create new and better gun ownership laws. At the same time, the gun lobbyists (NRA and NSSF) are putting pressure on the lawmakers to keep from enforcing stricter gun laws. Meanwhile, everyday…

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  • What Are The Negative Effects Of Gun Control

    the government adds laws and acts to, so called “stop” crime, it takes away our rights. In America, any aged person can own shot guns and rifles bought by an unlicensed or private seller. Anyone can also own assault shotguns and assault rifles as well as ammo made before 1994 bought from a private or unlicensed dealer. One must be older than 18 to purchase a gun from a legal dealer. Handguns can be sold to anyone of the age twenty one and up, and shot guns and rifles can be sold to anyone 18…

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  • Gun Control In Australia

    I. Do you know how many children and adolescents are brought to the emergency room for gun related accidents each year? Over 7,000. Of that 7,000, 6% (about 420 children) actually die from their injuries. These numbers don’t even include the estimated 3,000 who die before they’re able to reach the ER. Modern gun control began in 1968 with the Gun Control Act. This allowed state, local, and federal law enforcement officials to have increased power in regulating gun control (this was in an…

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  • The Real Cost Of Smoking Essay

    Version”), are the words uttered from the cashier reinforcing that after the first consumption, the control the smoker once had, diminishes. The closing of the commercial solidifies its purpose by explaining the effects of cigarettes on skin. An exclamation mark encaged within a triangle, the known national warning symbol, is placed by the words “The Real Cost”, reinforcing the commercial’s theme as the narrator now verbally questions what menthols (cigarettes) cost the consumer. Ethos arise…

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  • Gun Control History

    would pass until the Gun Control Act of 1968 was enacted into law. It was the largest Federal Gun Control Act in United States History. With the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the violence related to social issues that erupted in the 1960’s this law was emplaced to help abate the turmoil. The law set the minimum age for buying a firearm at eighteen years old, before the law it was the jurisdiction of the state. All firearms sold and possessed must have a serial number on them…

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  • Gun Control Legislation

    keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed” (U.S. Constitution. Amend. II). Gun control legislation is both a federal and a state issue. There are some federal laws that still impact gun control today. One of the federal laws that have laid the groundwork for firearm legislation is the National Firearms Act of 1934, this law was passed “as a response to a perceived increase in the misuse of firearms associated with organized crimes” (Ludwig 350). This law focuses only on certain types of…

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  • The Reasons On Gun Control In The United States

    it would seem that they do. But, in order to really understand the issue, it is important to look at the gun control laws that are currently in effect now. There are many laws both at the federal and the state level restricting the sale, purchase and use of any kind of firearm. Though the state laws change from state to state, there are some pretty basic federal laws which impact the entire nation. Some of these laws include that “no person convicted of a crime may own a gun,” “a person must…

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  • The Importance Of Stricter Gun Control Laws

    drawer of her nightstand to protect herself. She frantically searches inside the drawer, but she cannot find it. Gun control laws no longer allow her to own one; leaving her fate to the criminal. The 2nd Amendment to the United States Constitution adopted on December 15, 1791, protects the right of people to keep and bear arms (Brooks, Chad. "The Second Amendment & the Right to Bear Arms." LiveScience. TechMedia). Stricter gun laws do not prevent criminals from being in possession of guns,…

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