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Gun Control Laws Bear Arms
1,545 wordsIn addressing new laws of gun control, one has to look at both sides of the argument. How will new guns laws affect violence in schools and on the streets? How do loyal, law-abiding gun owners feel about these new laws. These news laws are set as all sales of firearms must be registered, all purchasers must be licensed, and no individual may purchase more than one gun per month. There will always be arguments on both sides on such controversial laws like these. Pros and Cons can be thrown about ...
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Trigger Locks Violent Crimes
1,251 wordsWith the growing number of reports, on television, about violent crimes at school, it is no wonder that President Clinton is pushing for more gun control. Although the number of violent crimes committed in schools is far less than the number committed at home, the president feels that stricter gun laws need to be in effect. In the light of the recent shootings at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado, there have been serious increases in the number of proposals to help regulate gun use. I...
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Gun Control Put And End To Violence
1,370 wordsA child lies on his parents bedroom floor with a gunshot wound in his chest. His best friend stands over him, gaping. The nine-year-old boys eyes dart from the blood oozing from his friend to his own shaking index finger, still clutched on the trigger of the gun. It was not supposed to happen this way. The gun was not supposed to be loaded. They should not have been snooping in the first place. But this scene has happened before, in countless different settings, with countless different children...
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Wall Street Journal Trigger Locks
1,686 words... ences. We need strict gun control laws to help prevent some of these teens from making the biggest mistake of their life. Unqualified citizens and kids have easy access to firearms. I can log on to Internet right now and purchase a gun without being asked any questions. The Brady Law was created to prevent some criminals from purchasing deadly weapons. The Brady Law gives a background check. It asks for your residence, prior criminal convictions, age and employment. There is also a ten-day w...
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Juvenile Crime Police Chief
767 wordsGun Control Fifth of July and me and my boyfriend are just sitting around watching T. V. when the phone rings. I answer the phone and here my best friend Laurie trying to tell me something through her tears. I knew it was more thana family problem because she wouldn t call me at my boyfriends if it wasn t serious. I tried to get her to calm down so I could half way understand her. I could here her say something about our good friend Jerry. I took her a few minutes but I finally understood her. J...
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President Ronald Reagan Law Abiding Citizens
1,398 wordsI do not believe any one of us would want just anyone to be able to buy any kind of weapon they want. What I do believe is the issue at hand is not gun control but crime. That is what our main focus as a nation should be. Lets stop treating the symptoms and start treating the decease. In a recent article of Gun Control: An Issue for the Nineties. David Newton, of New Jersey reviles. In 1994, 18, 954 Americans were murdered. Of that number, 11, 832 or 62 percent were killed by guns. On the averag...
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Gun Laws Gun Control
400 wordsThe Gun Control GUN CONTROL The U. S. should not have gun control laws. The Second Amendment to the Constitution states that, ? 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. ? This amendment has been around since 1791, and there has been gun control almost as long as its been around. The National Rifle Association is an advocate of the Second Amendment and an opponent of those who propose restricti...
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Gun Control Laws National Rifle Association
2,018 wordsThe Second Amendment to the Constitution states that, 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, and the definition of gun control is; government regulation of possession and use of firearms by private citizens. At first sight this seems like a contradiction in terms, but before any opinions are formed, lets look at both sides of the issue. This amendment has been around since 1791, and there ha...
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Banning Guns Gun Control
1,002 wordsWhen you mention gun control, many things come to mind. School shooting, the Brady Law, second amendment rights, and kids killing kids, these issues have prompted a controversy over guns and whether they are a menace to society. There are many types of guns and each contributes to crime differently. The smaller more easily concealed weapons, like handguns and sawed off shotguns are most likely to be used in crime. While the larger firearms, rifles, have a slightly lower reported incidence of cri...
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20 Th Century Background Checks
733 wordsMore Americans killed by guns than by war in the 20 th century. Statistics show that guns have killed more people in an 18 -year period, between 1979 and 1997 than in all of the wars since 1775. During that 18 -year period, 651, 697 people were killed, 334, 870 were suicides, 278, 865 were homicides, and 28, 964 were from unknown causes. Other statistics show 34, 000 Americans are killed every year, 393 senior citizens are killed every month, and 13 children are killed every day. All of this is ...
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