Concealed carry in the United States

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    October 2014 Analysis Paper 2 People Kill People Turning on the TV to a new channel and seeing another headline about a school shooting or other gun violence is devastating no matter your view on gun control. This has sparked the discussion and debates about gun control across the nation. People’s immediate reaction is to suggest more rules and regulations about who can own a gun and how they can purchase a gun, but this is not the solution. Gun control will never be tightened. Restricting citizen’s right to own guns is counterproductive and will not have positive results. By being born in the United States of America or gaining United States citizenship you have the inherent right to bare arms…

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    hospital 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…

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    Why Conceal and Carry Is Wrong for America Numbers of concealed and carry permits continues to rise and is now legal in all fifty states. Adults should not have had the right to carry a concealed handgun due to several circumstances. Includes, carrying a concealed handgun, crime rates have increased; as crime rates are ascending so are the chances of confrontations turning lethal, and Americans do not have the right to carry a concealed firearm. One solid statistic is that it is there are…

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    Concealed Guns: Self-Defense or Self-Harm? Does carrying a weapon really lessen your chances of being attacked? Being able to carry a concealed gun has been a controversial topic for years. Many people are for being able to carry concealed weapons because it is a form of self-defense. If someone carrying a concealed weapon is attacked, they will have something to fight back with. However, people who are against carrying concealed guns say that it is not an effective form of self-defense.…

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    Guns In Schools

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    town) allow district employees to carry a concealed firearm on school grounds? History of Gun Laws and Legislation. In 1785, the First Congress of the United States proposed 12 amendments to be added to the Constitution (Bill of Rights). This being called the Bill of Rights was a request from the states people that would prevent the government from abusing its power (Bill of Rights). Within the Bill of Rights is the second amendment, which states, “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary…

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    Concealed carry or CCW is a fundamental right in the United States of America guaranteed by the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution. Private citizens have the right to lawfully arm themselves and protect themselves with firearms. While many people believe that mass shootings can be prevented by making it harder to obtain the weapons that carry out horrible crimes, the truth of the matter is that making firearms more accessible to the people would limit the severity of mass shootings. If you…

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    Is the thought of someone armed concerning? The Supreme Court has ruled that police officers have no legal duty to protect citizens from violent crime (Should). To bear arms is a freedom all should enjoy. To carry openly, to conceal carry, and to purchase a gun are all benefits in which Americans can take pleasure. First, citizens demonstrate the freedom to bear arms by choosing to carry weapons openly in public. Open carry is a hot topic in America. Arkansas Attorney General, Leslie Rutledge,…

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    In the course of my research the question arises “Should anyone be able to carry guns on college campuses?” (Zalneraitis, 2011-2012). As the years go by violence lingers, especially on school campuses from elementary to universities. And the fascination with guns by children, teenagers and young adults has instigated a considerable amount of schools to place a zero-tolerance policy for anything declared as a weapon, such as guns, knives, screwdrivers, etc. into place. These schools have even…

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    Do you know where the majority of shootings happen and what could be done to prevent the shootings? There are many articles written on gun control, where shootings happen, and what can be done to prevent these shootings. The article “Gun-Free Zones: Weighing the Pros and Cons” discusses where shootings have taken place and what can be done to prevent these shootings; furthermore, it is crucial to know if this article is reliable. The article “Gun-Free Zones: Weighing the pros and Cons” discusses…

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    institution of higher education in this state may establish rules, regulations, or other provisions concerning the storage of hand guns in dormitories or other residential facilities” and the president of the institution “may establish reasonable rules, regulations, or other provisions regarding the carrying of concealed hand guns by license holders on the campus of the institution”. In layman's terms, any person with a concealed weapons permit may bring a concealed weapon to their college…

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