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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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  • Taser Gun

    For this paper the topic I chose to get informed about was the Taser. Throughout this paper, I will be discussing what a Taser is by defining it and giving some examples of what it can look like, who is allowed to carry a Taser lawfully, how someone can obtain or purchase a Taser, and finally the benefits of owning a Taser. For starters, some of you may be wondering what is a Taser? Well according to the Metropolitan Police website, the definition of a Taser is stated as “a less lethal single…

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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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  • Argumentative Essay: Gun Control Laws And Gun Violence

    Being able to use gun for self-defense or protection is a right which can 't be denied to U.S citizens; however guns are not the only weapons available to serve the same purpose. Since guns are made to kill, one should consider alternative measures of protection out of respect for life. The statement made by Hasselstrom’s in her paper, is somewhat valid, but comes off as a very one sided opinion if regards to “gender equality” claiming that barring arms makes men and women equal. There is a…

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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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  • Gun Restrictions Essay

    for safety. Gun laws and restriction should be placed to limit the amount of guns in society. Limiting guns would decrease the crime rate, suicide rate and death toll in America. Restrictions and background checks should also be placed on people who are suicidal, mentally ill, and anyone with a criminal record. Enforcement needs to be tight so illegal firearms are caught and taken. This will prevent the public from being harmed due to a careless act of violence. Limiting guns would decrease…

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  • The Importance Of Gun Safety

    Carissimo “There have been 142 school shootings in the US since the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012, a near average of one a week, according to data compiled by Mass Shooting Tracker.” According to Everytown a site for Gun Safety “there have been at least 94 gun-related deaths and more than 156 people injured”. This needs to stop and there is a solution. The solution would be to arm our teachers with guns and give them training on what to do in a shooter scenario.The teachers will not just…

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  • Are Americans Are Obsessed With Guns

    Are Americans Obsessed With Gus? Americans are obsessed with gun because almost everyone in America wants to have the privileges to own a gun. Families want guns to protect their family against invaders, gangster wants guns to commit more crimes and policies want more guns to kill more people. The obsession Americans have towards guns said it all in The Second Amendment, because The Second Amendment says everyone has the right to bear Arms and have the right to protect their selves.…

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  • Gun Violence Effects

    More than 12,000 people die of homicides due to gun violence each year. Gun violence is a form of violence that has the use of a gun. Some forms of gun violence are suicide, intentional homicide, or even domestic abuse. One of the amendments states that you have the right to carry a gun. When a person kills someone they should lose the right to carry a gun. Gun violence can have many effects, especially towards children. Children who are exposed to gun violence later get negative…

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  • Essay On Dangers Of Guns

    The Dangers of Guns Do you ever think about how quickly your life can be taken by a simple shot from a handgun? Do you know many innocent lives are taken daily by guns? Death by a gun is a huge ordeal in America. Thus far in 2015, according to the Gun Violence Archive, 10,843 deaths have occurred all over the Unites States due to gun violence. The number of children killed, ages 0-11, due to a handgun has reached 583 deaths. Today, many people have access to guns. Some who own a gun use it…

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