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  • Essay On Political Ideologies

    raped I believe that it should be okay for that woman to have an abortion. Another circumstance that I believe abortion is acceptable is if the woman’s life is endangered. On the other hand, abortions should not be legal as another form of birth control that many see it as today. Between my beliefs and exposure to current events, I see abortion as a last case scenario. The topic that I feel the most passionately about is gun control. I believe citizens have the right to own a firearm, provided to us by the Second Amendment. That being said I do believe there should be a light reform to the system. I believe fully automatic weapons should not be accessible to the typical U.S. citizen, but semi-automatics should be allowed. My whole life I’ve always been an avid hunter and can remember numerous times that a semi-automatic rifle has out preformed a single shot bolt-action rifle or a pump action rifle in the field. I believe there should be well-conducted background checks for anyone who buys a semi-automatic assault rifle. The types of ammo should also be monitored more closely in the hands of civilians. You don’t need an armor-piercing round for hunting an elk. However, the majority of criminals that use guns acquire the weapons illegally making gun laws somewhat ineffective and unfair for the law abiding gun owners. In current events, there is an interesting presidential candidate who strongly opposes most forms of immigration. I am all for legal immigration, however,…

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  • Argument Essay On Gun Control

    A weapon is not some kind of toy that everyone should have, it 's a weapon that is used to cause harm and by enabling everyone to have one would cause fear in the community and would be the start of many conflicts as well. There are many headlines that people cannot believe. Two tennagers frin Colorado opend fire in theri high school, by doing so they killed 12 students and a teacher as well. Gun control is described as the law in order to limit civilians to have access to fire weapons. In the…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Gun Laws

    Guns are used all around the world, but here in the United States, we need to keep our gun usage limited with gun laws. Gun laws are put into action to make sure firearms are used responsibly; however, people will always find a way to break these laws no matter how many are made. Our Second Amendment, "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”, gives U.S. citizens the right to own a weapon…

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  • Gun Control Should Be Changed To Help Cause Less Crime

    The second amendment, right to bear arms, was originally referring to a well regulated militia, not everyday people. Another problem with the second amendment is the type of guns that would have been used regarding the second amendment, for example, a fully automatic rifle is much more dangerous than a single shot muzzle loading rifle. Guns kill 30,000 people in the United States each year and a majority of this is people unfit to use a weapon killing others. Even though there have been many…

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  • Gun Control In Australia Research Paper

    atrocity with a semi-automatic rifle. He then left the café and continued through a gift shop, parking lot and finally to a gas station killing 22 more innocent civilians. He fled and was only captured the following morning. During the night he killed a hostage. In all, 35 people were murdered and 18 seriously wounded. What the Australian government did in response has been the main reason as to why this…

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  • Why Guns Should Be Banned Essay

    themselves against tyranny? How could they? That is what the government wants. The world does not care who you are, if a good person has something a bad person wants, he will not obtain it legally. An example would the AR-15. Bad guys will obtain these illegally. Many would agree the “AR” is an acronym for Automatic Rifle, however that is incorrect. The actual acronym is ArmaLite Rifle which is the company that made the gun, such as GE (General Electric) who makes household appliances. A…

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  • Repression Of The 2nd Amendment

    keep their firearms. If the founding fathers thought this was second only to free speech, they must have thought that it was pretty important. George Mason, co-author of the 2nd amendment said that “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.” If a governing body is able to take away the guns of its people, there is nothing that the people can do to stop the government from taking over. Whereas, if the people are armed with the same type of weapons as the government,…

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  • Summary Of A Liberal And I Am A Conservative

    citizen should not own one. Conservatives on the other hand think the complete opposite. They think everyone should have a firearm for their protection and the protection of others. We can own firearms because of the second amendment. Even though the second amendment lets us own firearms, liberals do not think it applies to citizens. The author of the article is a Liberal and I am a Conservative. I do not agree with her views. Summary Jill Silos-Rooney starts out her article by mentioning the…

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  • Ted Nugent's Argument Against Gun Control

    Studies have shown that every 30 seconds a child has been killed or injured by a firearm every day. These children would not likely have access to these weapons if the owner of the gun stored it how it should be and unloaded it. Gun control may be able to prevent these irresponsible things to happen to such young and innocent children. One little girl picked up a parent’s handgun and accidentally shot and killed her own mother not realizing what she had done. Parents may not be irresponsible as…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Gun And Gun Control

    mother, Nancy Lanza, then after drove to his mother 's work where she happened to teach kindergarten. As he entered the school, he had killed six adults, one of them involving the school’s principal and twenty children. This shooting is said to become the second-deadliest in U.S. history. (Steve, Horwitz, Fahrenthold) As much as the husband with good intentions, decided to give his wife a gun for protection and no one would have ever guessed that Adam would grab a gun and decide to kill people,…

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