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  • Why Guns Should Be Banned Essay

    Gun control is a highly engaged debated topic and always has been. Many people feel banning guns and creating gun free zones is the answer to stopping mass shooting and people being killed daily. Except they’re wrong. According to Freedom Outpost, 92 percent of mass shooting have occurred in gun free zones. Why? The answer is simple, bad guys know good people do not have guns to protect themselves. One argument that reoccurs is not the gun that kills, but the people who kill with a gun. "The…

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  • Suspense In The Sniper

    battle. The sniper was shot from the enemy sniper making him drop the rifle. The author also uses the phrase "his right arm was paining him like a thousand devils(164)." The imagery conveys the pain of being shot during war. Imagery creates suspense because the reader can imagine…

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  • What Is The Significance Of The Rifle In Shooting An Elephant

    imperializing a country. Three important symbols that come together to give a vivid description in Orwell’s “shooting an Elephant” are , the rifle, the elephant, and the villagers. A rifle can be week, powerful, large, or small. The rifle in Orwell’s “shooting an Elephant” fistly represents England 's power. England was losing its power as a rifle can as it ages. A rifle can be improved, it can be fitted with new parts therefore giving it the power it lacks. The same can be said about England…

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  • Should Assault Weapons Be Banned

    importance you must first take a look at the laws that are placed in effect at this point in time. And one reason is a elementary school in newton called sandy hook elementary was a victim of mass shooting. Reportedly a heavily equipped man with a assault rifle and a hand gun walked into the school and killed over 26 people including 20 children before returning fire upon himself. This gruesome and heartless act brought attention to the nation. and made congressmen to do more then…

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  • Counter Arguments Against Gun Control

    assault rifle, pistols made by Glock and a Sig-Sauer handgun. Adam Lana went inside the school and fatally shot 20 children between six and seven years old, as well as six adult staff members. Prior to driving to the school, Lana shot and killed his mother at their Newtown home. As first responders arrived at the scene, Lana committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. We can see that one of the same guns that were involved in all these shooting appear. The gun was the Ar15 rifle the gun…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Bow Vs. Rifle

    Bergmann Senior English P-3 2 September, 2015 Bow vs. Rifle If you want a challenging and exciting hunt, bow hunting is the way to go! Although hunting by rifle is widely used, studies show that the popularity of bow hunting has grown drastically over recent years. Hunting by bow is safer, has a longer hunting season, and it develops new motor skills. The best way to hunt by far, is by bow. Hunting by bow is safer than hunting by rifle in many aspects. The arrow does not travel as far as a…

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  • The National Rifle Association: Intercultural Competence

    The National Rifle Association Intercultural Competence The National Rifle Association, or NRA, is one of, if not, the biggest groups of supporters and protectors of individuals rights as a citizen of the united states to bear arms for several different reasons such as self defence, hunting, and various sporting practices. The right to bear arms is one of the many constitutional rights of all americans and is a highly controversial topic. Almost all political actions that involve gun laws,…

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  • Jeff Bussey In Harold Keith's Rifles For Watie

    Jeff Bussey, the lead character from Harold Keith’s Rifles for Watie, can produce many different thoughts. Jeff is growing up in the Civil War. (Keith.) Not only is the boy growing up during this time, but he is also part of the action in the war, particularly in the Midwest (Keith.) Because of Jeff’s many different choices and actions, he had the greatest impact. Harold Keith portrays Jeff as someone with courage to join the war, but there was more to the boy. His concerned, strong, and…

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  • Repression Of The 2nd Amendment

    Before the 1994 assault weapons ban there was no such thing as an assault shotgun or assault pistol. The law essentially did the same thing pistols as it did for rifles. Pre ban there were machine pistols, but they were already highly restricted. The ban just changed the name to assault pistols and broadened the definition to include semi-automatics with two or more of the following features that also accept detachable…

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  • Why High Powered Rifles Should Not Be Banned

    High powered rifles should not be used for hunting. There are many different reasons why they should not be used for hunting. Hunters could use so many others guns than the high powered rifles that they are wanting to use. High powered rifles are not good for hunting animals, and there are many different reasons for that also. High powered rifles are dangerous for hunting animals, since most people are unaware of the high velocity of the bullet. Some other guns is a 410 , a 410 does not shoot…

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