Disadvantages Of Gun Control

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What is a gun, A gun is defined as a “weapon incorporating a metal tube from which bullets, shells, or other missiles are propelled by explosive force, typically making a characteristic loud, sharp noise.” "Gun | Definition of Gun in English by Oxford Dictionaries." Oxford Dictionaries | English. Oxford Dictionaries. Web. 30 Sept. 2017. There different types of guns such as rifles, shotguns, and handguns. The culture of the United States cultivates an attitude toward firearms. They believe that the gun is used for survival. Many authorities claim that handguns are involved in the violence issues in the United States because handguns are easily available and they function as an instrument to commit suicide or a crime at any time without much effort. There are several disadvantages of gun ownership they are: they contribute to violent crimes, they decrease personal safety and, Public shooting. They Contribute to Violent Crimes. In general, the higher the gun ownership in a state, the higher is the percentage of the occurrence of the homicides caused by firearms. Due to little gun control law enforcement, murder and crimes are on the rise. This is because the handguns are too easily accessible to the children, the teens, and the adult and this increases the risk of gun violence towards innocent people. The gun owners can use their gun to commit suicide when they wish to. The robbers use the gun to get involved in robbery cases. (Egendorf 2005).Torr (2002) argues that
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