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  • The Pros And Cons Of Gun And Gun Control

    well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to responsibly keep and bear Arms necessary for their protection shall not be infringed.” Guns are usually bought by people who use it for a sense of protection in order to look out for themselves in case situations like for an example, home invasion or crime. Events like this happen in the comfort of their own home or out in the streets in which a gun could be used to protect themselves from harm. Having a gun available to use allows the person a chance to fight in the event situations like the ones said before were to occur. Guns like handguns should be the only types of guns that should be allowed to be bought by people. Handguns such as pistols and revolvers are considered useful to have indoors but also can be hidden anywhere in the home, available for use at any time. If having to use in a hand to hand struggle, there is no issue with having to have one in possession and can be used whether it be your left or right hand. Guns should be given to people who can responsibly take care of them and do not abuse them for other reasons other than for protection. The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), is a system made by the US and is controlled by the FBI, in which there is a process of examining a name of a person who is interested in buying a gun where they undergo federal and state criminal records to see if they are ineligible and are possibly unable…

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  • Why Is Alcatraz Obsolete

    therefore, the amount of security that would have been in that prison is more than likely an excessive number. The water surrounding the island was not only freezing, but it was shark infested and the waves crashing against the solid rock would have made it almost impossible to swim. The naval defense had created walls ten feet thick to withstand cannon fodder. Therefore, making it extremely difficult to break through the walls without someone seeing or hearing, not to mention the necessary…

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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 magazines: threaded barrel, barrel shroud, an unloaded weight of 50oz, a…

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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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  • Counter Arguments Against Gun Control

    This was one of the event that shock the nation a put back on top the agreement of Gun control to the eyes of the people. Even the former President Obama had something to say about this topic and hope that the nation would join together to the fight of gun control. The article By Shaina Negron, in CNN states 20-year-old Adam woke up one morning he grabbed three guns from the house, a semi-automatic AR-15 assault rifle, pistols made by Glock and a Sig-Sauer handgun. Adam Lana went inside the…

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  • Essay On Political Ideologies

    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…

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  • Gun Control In Australia Research Paper

    Evan Gardiner Gardiner 1 English Ms. H. Bodanis Effectiveness of Gun Control: From Australia to the United States of America On April 28th, 1996, Martin Bryant entered the Broad Arrow café, in Port Arthur, ate a meal and slaughtered 12 people. Port Arthur is a former penal colony on the southeast coast of Tasmania. He committed this 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…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Gun Laws

    The body style of an assault rifle is small and compact but has many features. These guns are usually metal, have an extending stock so it is more comfortable for the operator, and these firearms can have special sights attached. An assault rifle will look “mean” compared to regular shotguns or hunting rifles because the assault rifle is made to scare people by just looking at it. Also, an assault rifle will do much more damage to its target than other guns. A bullet from a pistol or shotgun…

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  • Argument Essay On Gun Control

    which are semi automatic weapons and with huge magazines. These kind of weapons are made for the military use only and they should not be in the hands of a civilian for either self protection or sport. On July 20, a man named James Eagan Holmes which carried two semi automatic weapons killed 12 and injured 59 others in a movie theater. There is no need for these kind of weapons in our society. Theses type of weapons are intended for the military and could be very useful during a war. The fact…

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  • Essay On Gun Control Should Be Banned

    Niggel read his side’s opening statement saying that automatic weapons are too dangerous to be in civilian hands and that they should be banned. On the side against gun control, Bobby Freeman read his side’s opening statement that said that the actions of the minority should not take away the majority’s rights. Then the panelists went on to discuss the safety of the majority, rights in contrast to freedoms, and the uses for automatic guns. The side for gun control argued that civilians do not…

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