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  • Stereotypes Of Firearms

    Firearms have been around since the Middle Ages. The potential of this type of weapon soon registered with military leaders as it required little or no training; just load and point in the right direction, preferably towards the enemy. This allowed for larger armies when soldiers were easier to train compared to the longbow or the crossbow. Just like any mass assault with projectile weaponry, if enough bullets are flying in the air, some will hit their targets. In the United States alone, an estimated 30.000 deaths annually are caused by firearms. These deaths are not casualties of war, but the result of criminal actions or accidents. This is a significantly higher death rate than in any other comparable country. (Hahn et al. Fig.1) Why a significantly…

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  • The Importance Of Firearms In Schools

    Columbine, and Sandy Hook they may bring back sad memories and deep feelings of sorrow, but those terrible incidents should not try to be avoided in future instances by giving anyone the possibility to carry a deadly firearm. As a college student concerned about the recent campus carry law that was passed in Texas, 2015, that allows anyone who is old enough for a concealed weapon permit to carry a firearm with them while on university grounds, I find is necessary to express my concern. The…

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  • The Right To Own Firearms

    The Second Amendment as stated in the Constitution gives the American citizen the right to bear arms. It has been widely debated however, whether or not the American people should be allowed to own firearms at all. Taking away the people’s right to own firearms will only escalate the problem and cause larger issues in the future. Allowing these people to own firearms can give these people a sense of security that is needed in this day and age. Owing a firearm is a big responsibility that needs…

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  • The Importance Of Freedom And Firearms

    Freedom and Firearms Gun laws create a platform for debate. Some people believe that we should take away all guns, and other people believe that everyone should have the ability to obtain a gun without a waiting period. Gun laws do not affect the criminals that they were intended to affect. In the United States, the Constitution states, “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” (James…

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  • Comprehensive Firearms Research

    Firearms tracing is the systematic tracking of the movement of a firearms recovered by law enforcement officials from its first sale by the manufacturer or importer through the distribution chain (wholesaler/retailer) to the first retail purchaser. (ATF: National Tracing Center, 2016) Comprehensive firearms tracing is the routine tracing of every crime gun recovered within a geographic area or specific law enforcement jurisdiction. Questions arise if we are able to accurately analyze the data…

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  • Second Firearms Act

    In 1997 the UK created the Second Firearms Act. This Act made it so all handguns were banned from civilian ownership, purchase and sale. This Act was made in response to the Dublane Massacre in 1996, which was a middle aged man shooting children in an Elementary School. After this Act was put into place, the murder rates happened to change in the wrong direction. “The rate for intentional homicide in the UK in 1996 was 1.12 per 100,000. It was 1.24 in 1997, when the Firearms Act went into…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Firearms

    Firearms vs without firearms We can protect ourselves better with guns so much better than any other weapons, but we must know how to use them properly and correctly or it would hurt us instead of protecting us. Firearms can protect us so much better if we compare them with knives, nun chucks, machetes and spears. It takes about approximately three seconds for us to get the handgun out to fire if anything bad is going to happen. Most of us do not have the same concept about guns, and a lot of…

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  • Firearm And Tool Mark Identification

    In 1791, Congress ratified the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution allowing Americans the right to “bear arms”. Millions of private citizens now own or have access to some type of firearm. Once widely used in recreational and competitive sporting activities, they are now being used more for self-defense purposes and in criminal activities. Recent statistics show that “more Americans have died from guns—1,516,863—in the United States since 1968 than on the battlefields—1,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Banning Firearms

    Banning Firearms “As of December 23, a total of 12,942 people had been killed in the United States in 2015 in a gun homicide, unintentional shooting, or murder/suicide” (Mascia, “15 Statistics That Tell the Story of Gun Violence This Year”). “There were, on average, 16.4 such [mass] shootings a year from 2007 to 2013, compared with an average of 6.4 shootings annually from 2000 to 2006” (Schmidt, “F.B.I. Confirms a Sharp Rise in Mass Shootings Since 2000”). These statistics prove that within…

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  • Remington Firearms Marketing Strategy

    Remington Firearms – Brand Strategy Introduction The Remington Firearms started over 200 years ago, when the company started producing rifles. This quickly progressed into producing handguns, shotguns, ammunition, cleaning products, and many other firearm related products. (About Us, 2017) Brand Positioning The Remington Firearms company stands with using firearms for protection, for hunting, and for sporting events. (Remington Outdoor, n.d.) Any firearm owner fits into at least one of these…

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