Carry It On

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  • She Carries A Gun

    In the United States of America women are more likely to become victims of sexual violence. The National Institute of Justice Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 1998 study found that “18 percent of surveyed women…experienced a completed or attempted rape at some time in their life” (Tjaden and Thoennes 3). Consequently, with statistics like these and personal experience Linda Hasselstrom tackles the controversial subject of gun carrying by women. She uses her article “A Peaceful Woman Explains Why She Carries a Gun” to argue her take on the subject. Hasselstrom appeals to an audience who might not understand her decision for carrying a gun and might find the subject controversial. With a narrative and descriptive style, she aims to…

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  • Carry On Campus

    In 2015, Texas became another state to allow concealed carry weapons on college campuses. The law allowing concealed carry weapons on campus (Senate Bill 11) will take effect on August 1, 2016 for all state 4-year colleges and universities and August 1, 2017 for 2-year and junior colleges. To carry a gun on campus each student must have a concealed handgun license (CHL) and be 21 years old, while also meeting the state and federal qualifications to own a handgun. While the handgun is allowed to…

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  • Concealed Carry

    Most southern states had laws that prevented concealed carry. However, these acts were primarily to avert abolitionists from fighting back, so they were never seriously considered by most of the general population. But by the conclusion of the civil war, almost all states followed a colloquial pattern of outlawing concealed carry. It was not until the 1911 passing of the Sullivan Law in New York that major controversy was sparked among the public about the restrictive stance imposed by many…

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  • Carry Of Handguns

    Concealed Carry of Handguns refers to carrying a gun in public in a concealed manner. In concealed carry system, there are not any requirements that the handguns or any other weapons carried by a person should be visible. There is a story behind the evolution of the carry of concealed handguns on campuses. Before the deadliest mass shooting in the university of United States, no one did really pressurize and had a movement for the concealed carry of a gun on the schools and campuses. According…

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  • Concealed Carry Analysis

    tragedies that have hit Chicago every weekend and sometimes every night. Many of the stories featured concern gun violence and the amount of deaths or injuries resulting from it. It has become a problem so synonymous with our city that many people, from neighborhood activists to politicians at Capitol Hill, have expressed their opinions as to what the city and its residents could do to either minimize or eradicate the violence. In late 2013, the state of Illinois passed the Concealed Carry Law…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Open Carry

    Most of those who choose to open carry are proud that we are supported by the other peacekeepers out there and having that support causes us to be confident that we can protect ourselves and our families if the situation presents its self. Some anti-gun activists assume that if we have an open carry permit, we would be more likely to harm others than those who choose not to open carry. Just as it would be unfair to say that all gun owners are responsible with their weapons, in my opinion, most…

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  • Campus Carry Impact

    The Mechanics and Impact of Campus Carry Should students, faculty, and staff be allowed to carry gun on college campus?This has been the controversial topic of gun control in several sates.Tragic events like Sandy Hook elementary, Oregon, Virginia Tech, Umpqua Community College and UT in 1966 inspired legislature too sanction conceal weapons in college campus. Senate bill 11 pass and will takes place in August 2016 in all public Texas university.There is an abundance of feeling about Senate…

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  • The Importance Of Concealed Carry

    doctors go sporadic, only mere moments to save a person’s life. A school shooter takes the life of multiple students and then attempts his own. All of this could have been solved if someone was there to prevent the shooter. although in a moments heat there is not going to be officers, sometimes a vigilantly must help others. Someone that could save a life are those who have a Concealed Carry license. Concealed Carry, is a law that was recently passed in Texas back in August. The law states that…

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  • Concealed Carry In Schools

    state to state concerning concealed carry. But what is concealed carry? Concealed carry is where one has the ability to carry a firearm in the public without getting into trouble. Currently, the concealed carry law is only a state law instead of a federal law. Some states do not allow firearms being on certain properties such as a government building, a church or a school. In other states, private businesses prohibit conceal carry. The pro view believes that “gun-free zones” are safe. The con…

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  • Concealed Carry Laws

    Concealed-carry laws allow certain individuals who pass a background check and a training course, depending on the specific laws in their state, to carry a handgun or other weapon in public in a concealed manner (Taylor). At its core concealed-carry just allows a trained and licensed person to carry a small handgun into public places. “ Declaring state parks "gun-free zones" sounds like a pretty good idea to avoid violence but concealed-carry advocates will argue that if the government makes it…

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