America 's Model Of Gun Laws

910 Words Mar 21st, 2016 4 Pages
Earlier this month a mother was shot in the back by her four year old son.
Last year a 2 year old found a gun in the back seat of the car and shot his grandmother who was in the passenger seat.
August last year a 21 month old found a loaded gun at his grandmothers house and shot himself in the torso, and was pronounced dead later on at the hospital.
Earlier last year a 3 year old found a loaded gun in a closet while their family was outside, he shot himself in the head and died before rescue workers arrived.
According to Christopher Ingraham’s study in October last year, at least 13 toddlers have inadvertently killed themselves with firearms, 18 injured themselves, 10 injured other people and 2 killed other people.
Is this the type of world you would want to live in?
Goodmorning/Afternoon Mrs Arnold and class, I strongly believe that American’s should follow Australia’s Model of Gun Laws to prevent the alarming and increasing senseless deaths of innocent citizens. According to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), as of December 23, a total of 12,942 people had been killed in the United States in 2015 in a gun homicide, unintentional shooting or murder/suicide, at least 756 American children have been killed by gunfire last year, 75% of children being under the age of 12 as well as 64 school shootings in 2015 alone.
In 1791, the Second Amendment was adopted as part of the Constitution’s Bill of Rights, stating “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free…
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