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1,095 words... the right to bear arm, the NRA argues that the Fourteenth Amendment enforces the Second (3). The Fourteenth Amendment states: No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. (From Amendment XIV section 1. 1868) In this argument the NRA stresses...
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680 words. When I was born my grandfathers gift to me was a lifetime NRA membership and on my twelfth birthday I received my fathers. 22 caliber rifle, which he had gotten from my grandfather as a young boy. The topic of discussion at most family gatherings normally involves whatever species of animal is in season or gun control. Growing up in this environment has given me an interesting outlook on certain issues, mostly those having to do with gun control and the Second Amendment. It is my belief that t...
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2,262 wordsRunning head: GUN CONTROL IN THE USA Gun Control in the USA April 13, 2009 Gun Control in the USA Introduction The issue of gun control in the United States has become a subject of heated debates. The furor over gun control issues has raged across the U. S. society for years. Yet, despite the numerous studies and discussions concerning this problem, no comprehensive policy analysis on gun control had been conducted, irrespective the fact that the gun control debate became merely a political deba...
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1,445 wordsGun Control in the United States Regulation of guns is a necessary action that needs to be taken in order to save lives. A good definition of gun control is needed to understand the sides and issues. Gun control is an effort to soothe rise in violent crime by strengthening laws on the ownership of firearms. Persons in the group against gun control believe that gun control is wrong, and that it is a violation of constitutional rights. Those in favor of gun control believe that gun control is good...
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4,380 wordsGun Control Government 2301 02 November 1996 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. Amendment II, Bill of Rights Constitution of the U. S. The Second Amendment has been a major issue in American politics since 1876. In question is the intent of this Amendment. Was it meant to insure that people in general have arms for personal service, or was it intended to insure arms for military service...
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1,532 wordsOn April 20, 1999, in Littleton, Colorado, two students at Columbine High School carried out a murderous rampage that left fifteen dead and millions in shock Exactly one month later, a suicidal fifteen year old from Heritage High, in Conyers, Georgia opened fire into a crowd of fellow students, injuring six. Following this, Orthodox Jews were attacked in Chicago during July, a community center in Los Angeles was hit in August, and there was shooting rampage at a Baptist church in Fort Worth Texa...
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