America Should Destroy All Guns Essay

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Guns have always been an increasing problem in our country. A lot of people use guns for hunting and other sports where guns are needed. There are also a lot of people who are using guns to kill or injure people. This has been a problem in the United States for many years. The gun control policies that the government has put into effect just flat out have not been working.
     The second amendment of the United States Constitution says, “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.” There are many people who agree and disagree with this statement. The people who are members of the National Riffle Association and
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There are also instant background checks on people attempting to buy guns or ammunition. So obviously if a person does not have a good background the weapons will not be sold to them and the police may bee called. There has been more education about guns implemented in shools to teach children about the dangers of guns and other weapons. Still in the testing process is the idea about handgrip ID tagging on guns. What this means is each guns is registered to the legal purchaser of the gun, and only that person can fire that gun. If another person tries to shoot the gun it will not work at all. The gun becomes useless and cannot be used to harm anyone. This idea would probably dramatically decrease the violence with guns to make our country a little safer. Another idea in effect is gun buy back. What this initials are that people who have guns can take them to police stations or other depots to get rid of guns and they will give you money for them.
     Approximately 70 percent of murder victims in the United States in 1989 were killed with firearms. According to estimates, guns are responsible for injuring 70,000 victims last year, some were left disabled. In the United States the cost of shootings ranged to more than 14 billion nationwide for medical care. Children are often the cause of murders today. When kids find weapons in the parents or friend’s house they are often tempted to play with them. Unfortunately a lot of times the guns are loaded