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Violent Crimes Carry Concealed
1,080 wordsSpecific Purpose: To persuade my audience on the negative effects of gun control Central Idea: The effects gun control will have on the nation are leaving people unprotected against violent crimes, an infringement on states rights, and the loss of hunting and sport shooting in our country. In Cumberland, TN, a 28 -year-old Jason Mcculley broke into the home of Stanley Horn and his wife tied up the two of them at knife point, demanded to know where the couple kept their money in the house. While ...
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The Effects Of Concealed Weapon Law On Crime
968 wordsThis research is important to complete because it could shed some light on alternative ways to deter and prevent crime. Many believe that concealed handgun laws, also referred to as shall issue laws, if enacted, would cause lawlessness similar to the days of the Wild West. I believe that reliable and valid research may be completed to prove just the opposite. States that do not have shall issue laws in place could benefit because it would enable them to analyze the effects of such a law and aid ...
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Concealed Weapons Carry Concealed
931 wordsOver the past decade the issue of gun control has been a hot topic. The ability to own a gun is considered by some a birthright of Americans. However, with crime rates involving handguns rising each day it has become quite clear. Handgun laws must become more stricter in order to reduce homicide and crime. Danial Blackman is one example of a dangerous man who was allowed to carry a concealed weapon despite prior criminal behavior. In February 1996, the former candidate for judge in Broward Count...
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Law Abiding Citizens Arms Shall Not Be Infringed
980 wordsShould the mere fact that criminals committing crimes with the use of guns infringe the national right of the innocent to possess guns. This is a question that arouses everywhere and no matter which way it is viewed the controversy will always go on. 'A gun is a mere tool that can be used for good or evil. Our country is based on the belief that man is good until he or she is proven to be otherwise. ' (Harris p. 2) This means that only a few people are committing crimes with uses of guns and why...
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Gun Control Laws Concealed Weapons
2,367 wordsMurder in America Do you believe that every time a prisoner is executed in the United States, eight future murders are deterred? Do you believe that a one percent increase in the number of citizens licensed to carry concealed weapons causes a 3. 3 percent decrease in the state's murder rate? Do you believe that 10 to 20 percent of the decline in crime in the 1990 s was caused by an increase in abortions in the 1970 s? Or that the murder rate would have increased by 250 percent since 1974 if the ...
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Concealed Weapon Laws In Texas
1,550 wordsConcealed Weapon Laws In Texas This year, in February and March, America again witnessed tragic cases of high-profile, gun-related killings in Atlanta, Chicago, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Texas. Twenty four men, women and children as well as three of the gunmen were killed. However, in contrast to past tragic accidents, those recent ones were not accompanied with widespread clamor for stricter gun control. As practice reveals, the killings usually stimulate calls for more Americans to arm and thus...
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Law Abiding Citizens Concealed Handgun
10,996 wordsStates from Michigan to Nebraska to California, as well as the federal government, are considering new rules on letting law-abiding citizens carry guns. Does allowing citizens to carry concealed handguns deter violent crimes? Or does this cause otherwise law-abiding citizens to harm each other? Thirty-one states now have guaranteed their citizens the right to carry concealed handguns if applicants do not have a criminal record or a history of significant mental illness. So what have the results ...
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