Essay about A Stricter Gun Control Policy in America

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At December 14, 2012, a 20-year-old man killed his mother at his home. After that, he drove to his mother’s school and fatally shot 20 children and 6 adult staff members. At last, he committed suicide by shooting himself. This was the deadliest mass shooting at a grade school in U.S. history, and it also lead to an intense debate about gun control in the United States. (CNN) This won’t happen if we have a strict gun control, so that the killer couldn't get the guns, but in the other hand, if the teacher has guns, they could probably stop the killing. For this problem, we need a stricter gun control policy. We should do more background check and have a very hard test on gun usage. So everyone who uses the gun knows their responsibility, and…show more content…
One of the most popular arguments that critics use is the Second Amendment. According to the 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.” The Second Amendment gave us the right to use gun from tyranny, and because of that, gun control will take away people’s right and violate the amendment. According to the vice president of the National Rifle Association, “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.” They think if you restrict guns, then only criminals will have guns, and that is why having guns is so important. They also think gun is not the reason that so many people get killed, because “Guns don’t kill people; people kill people.”(NRA’s slogan) So maybe we should control people instead of gun. I support gun control. I think we need a very strict test on gun usage. So we can make sure the people who pass the test know how to use gun and know when to use it. Also they should know their responsibility to keep their guns from other people. I believe gun control is necessary to our country because of the following reasons: First, gun control can reduce the number of crime and less people will get kill. For example, China has a very strict gun control, and they nearly have people get shot, and maybe because of that, people in China are so good at Kong Fu. Second, the crime in our

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