America's Debate Against Gun Control

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The United States and the war on Gun Control The gun control issue has recently created a massive uproar throughout the U.S. due to some major horrific events such as the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007, where 32 people were killed, the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012 where 27 people were killed, mostly children, and the Columbine shooting in 1999 where 13 people were killed, (CNN) as well as many others. To some, it is a crime issue, to others it’s a right’s issue. It is, obviously, a safety issue, an education issue, a racial issue, and a political issue, among others, and within each of these issues there are those who want more gun control, the Democrats, and those who…show more content…
The majority of Democrats believe in the right to bear arms, they just want stricter measures for the buying and owning of weapons to individuals. They are trying to strengthen gun control to reduce the violence ineffective gun control has caused. I believe there are many pros and cons for both parties arguments. In the wrong hands, one gun is just as deadly as another, as well as knives, bats, and anything else that could be used as a weapon. It’s not the weapon that causes the problem, it is the phycology of the person behind the weapon. Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. I do think there should be stricter monitoring of guns, registration, and who’s hands the guns truly are in. The development of stricter rules and laws for the person who actually commits the crime could also help to deter crimes involving guns. People who commit lethal crimes involving guns should receive mandatory death sentences. Punishing law abiding citizens who have every right under the 2nd Amendment to own a gun is not fair in my opinion. Restrictions should not be placed on responsible firearm owners. Throughout history violence has plagued our human race. We have passed laws to protect society, but the
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