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  • Teachers With Guns: The Benefits Of Teachers With Guns

    Teachers with Guns Columbine High School, Sandy Hook Elementary, Virginia Tech, and Umpqua Community College… All are schools that we know very well, not because their great education or numerous awards but for sad tragic events that have filled our televisions and newspapers far too often. Archbishop Alexander K. Sample released a letter after the Umpqua Community College shooting stating, "Sadly, we live in the midst of culture that does not value the dignity and sacredness of every human life as it once did." (qtd. in Another Mass Shooting). School shootings constantly seem to be in the headlines in the United States causing many to question if schools should really be a gun free zone, should teachers be able to carry guns on school property? I do believe that teachers with the proper training and license should be allowed to have guns on school property if they so choose. Although allowing teachers the right to have a gun on school property will not solve all of the world’s problems it can be a step in the right direction. Allowing teachers that meet…

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  • Gun Evolution

    Evolution of gun actions There are many different types of actions still today when you take a look at firearms, some are inspired by an older design, whereas others are made with a completely new style. Some guns are made to look one way just for show while others are set up with a purpose to be used and some started with a purpose that is now forgotten and the design is just copied because people like the old design and feel the need to replicate it for style. (Supica) (Firearms history)…

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  • Gun Control Gun Policy Example

    incompliance will deter sellers from infringing the law. A disadvantage of this law is that some states might take a while to adopt the law due to bureaucracy. The tax on the consumer might also work as a deterrent to purchase weapons from private sellers and incentive a rise of guns on the black market. There might be arguments that the policy will infringe privacy laws by making private retailers register guns at the local police station. Another contention against this proposed policy might…

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  • Essay On Guns Are Better Than Guns

    in my element. I love the utility of a sabre, I am fair with archery and as for guns, well, let 's just say I 'm in favor of them. Guns are equalizers. Gun Control means having one in your hands when needed and hitting what you intend. I am not a weak person, but I am small. I refuse to be a victim, whether the threat is a dangerous animal, or a dangerous human. Weapons are not dangerous. I go armed whenever possible even when others might disapprove. Concealed carry my ass! If you see a gun…

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  • Why Guns Should Be Allowed Guns On Campus

    Gun Violence on campus has been a recurring issue in the past several years with several instances of the mass shooting like the ones in Arizona state university and on Virginia tech. “.Timothy Wheeler wrote a piece called “There 's a reason they choose schools” which was published On May 1,2007,in the issue of National Review.In this article,Wheeler talks about how there may need to be a need to allow guns on campus so we can better protect ourselves against shooters.Another piece used is the…

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  • Gun Holders: The Consequences Of Gun Control Shootings

    deaths caused by guns every year (SHR). The number keeps growing every single year too. Although there are many debates over if the gun is at fault or the person possessing it is, they are still among the top causes of deaths (Fischetti, Mark). Not only that, but the thought of promoting such weapon among the people alone is dangerous. Especially to students in Universities. People from the gun supporting population typically argue that a mass shooters main concern is achieving the highest…

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  • Essay On Why Guns Should Not Carry Guns

    schools in the United States allow adults to carry loaded guns to school (Lu, par. 4). Many people could feel hesitant about their classmates carrying guns to school. Should concealed carry of guns be allowed on college campuses? Our attentions on this issue has risen due to the recent shootings and acts of violence on college campuses. Guns should not be allowed on college campuses because some students may use their weapon for the wrong reasons and could lead to an increase in crime.…

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  • The Importance Of Guns On Guns

    threats) or a single resulting suicide attempt” (Campus). The presence of guns on over 150 college campuses has not resulted in any safety problems, and one could even say that the knowledge that guns are present on campuses may have prevented any potential attackers from taking action. By allowing properly trained students and teachers to carry concealed weapons on school campuses, it will help to decrease violence and potentially save lives in the event of an attack. There are a plethora of…

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  • Gun Persuasive Speech

    easily? People without the right gun training can be a danger to everyone around them including themselves. No one will be able to tell what they really want to do with that gun. That’s why I think people need to take a class to get trained and certified to buy a rifle or shotgun. After their class, they would get a permit to operate and buy firearms. There are many precautions that can be taken to help…

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  • Gun Debate Essay

    Gun Debate: Where is the Middle Ground? Gun violence has become a great concern in the United States. It seems that many public places have become less safe from violence. Theaters, schools and even work places are subject to random violence. Like many issues today there is a great divide of beliefs and opinions. The ability to develop better gun control has for the most part eluded the government. A large percentage of people in the United States feel that there is nothing that can be done to…

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