Gun politics in the United States

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  • The Second Amendment: The Right To Bear Arms

    adopted in 1791, was constructed so each state maintained a militia, composed of everyday citizens who served as part time soldiers which were well regulated. People feared the federal government would use its standing army to go against its will on the states, the authors of the second amendment intended to protect the states militias’ right to bear arms. Some will claim the amendment protects the general public. Among industrial nations, the United States is the leader in per-capita gun deaths. Gun control laws serve as several functions. “They may be designed to hinder certain people from gaining access to any firearms. The laws may limit possession of certain types of weapons to the police and the military. A person who wants to make a gun purchase or obtain a gun license may be subject to a waiting period. Gun-control laws vary from country to country.” In the United States, there’s a severe lack of agreement on gun control which has led to a variety of…

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  • Las Vegas Shooting Analysis

    Most people that talked about him said good things about Paddock. The article also focused on where Paddock obtained the guns. The majority of the guns he bought came from Arizona but some from Nevada. The article then focused…

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  • Want Gun Control Learn From The N. R A Analysis

    The argument being analyzed in this paper is titled, “Want Gun Control? Learn from the N.R.A.” written by Hahrie Hanoct. I will be doing a reconstruction of this argument based on the following premises. Premise 1: Many people involved in the Anti-abortion group and NRA (National Rifle Association) do not believe in the movement but joined for reasons often personal that are not tied to the movement Premise 2: People involved in certain movements or groups such as the NRA or Anti-abortion are…

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  • Argumentative Essay: How Gun Control Kills

    adopted, having been ratified by three-fourths of the states. The second amendment is known for a well-regulated militia being necessary to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Since 2015, there are 45 states that allow open carry for firearms. Also, in 15 states require a permit or license to open carry, while eight more have other restrictions on how, when or where guns are allowed. There are two reasons why there should be fewer guns around and restrictions on purchases: to minimize…

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  • Comparing Two Political Parties

    Introduction The Republican and Democratic Parties are the two main political parties of the United States. These two parties have very different views, so much that they are almost the opposite of eachother. The two parties agree on very few things, such as sending aid to foreign countries, but they have different views on who they believe the aid should go to. If America is divided by Republicans and Democrats, could we ever come together as a nation and become truly “United” or will…

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  • Gun Control: Second Amendment To The United States

    Gun Control Amber N. Arnold American Politics 210 Dr. Rob Mellen 12/30/15 Gun Control 1 The Second Amendment to the United States recites that citizens have the right to possess and bear arms. The constitution was signed on September 17, 1789 and federalists declared that the new government would only have a finite amount of power delegated…

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  • Classic Argumentative Essay: Gun Control Vs. Pro

    Classic Argument Paper – Gun Control vs. Pro 2nd Amendment Argument ENGL 123 Jesse H. Dixon Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide It’s should come as no surprise that the gun control argument in America is fiery and emotional, with logic and civility most often being pushed aside by frustration, fear and anger. Most arguments over gun control come full of fallacies, and emotional appeal rather than true factual data. Neither side is happy with current gun laws. Gun…

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  • American Gun Control Essay

    American Gun Control The US has a gun violence problem it’s usually most talked about often after a mass shooting but it’s much larger and more complicated than that. Gun deaths in the United States are higher than deaths from AIDS, drugs, wars and terrorism combined. Still think America doesn’t need stricter gun laws? This issue is dividing our community. Some people argue our constitutional right to bear arms and there is no need to increase gun control. Others contend for stricter gun laws…

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  • Why Gun Owners Are Right To Fight Against Gun Control

    Gun Control During recent elections the Second Amendment was at the center of many political debates. Anti-gun politicians used the horrible examples of recent school shootings and terrorist acts such as the Florida night club shooting to scare people into increasing gun control. On the other hand, pro-Second Amendment politicians used scare tactics of losing the right to bear arms and the fear to not be able to fight if need be, to try to win votes. A deeper understanding of the…

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  • Why Do We Need Gun Control Reform

    Americans Need Gun Control In America there are debating issues about gun control. Most of issues are by humans, such as human trafficking, corruption, gun violence, and drugs. In the United States of America, gun violence has become a big issue because of so many recent tragic incidents. There is a higher rate of death (in the U.S.A.) related to gun violence than any other developed country. Every year 30,000 people get killed and 80,000 people get injured due to gun in U.S. This fact indicates…

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