Gun Control And Gun Violence

1226 WordsNov 10, 20145 Pages
Violence is everywhere in the world. In every country, city, town and village there is some form of violence. In my lifetime, there have been countless deaths and injuries due to gun violence. We happen to live in a country where gun violence is among the most prevalent in the world: The United States of America. Today, gun control and gun violence has become a controversial issue in America. The issue for gun control has been debated for a long time, probably ever since they were invented. It is small, yet an extremely dangerous factor in our lives. The "right to keep and bear arms" could be beneficial and problematic at the same time. While many believe that the second Amendment, "the right to keep and bear arms" provides security and self protection, I believe that gun ownership leads to deaths, violent crimes, suicide and homicide outside or inside homes. People committing crime has nothing to do with gun control; in fact, gun control laws have made it easier for them to kill, injure or hurt helpless citizens who abide by laws of our state. The effect of gun ownership in crime is theoretically ambiguous. It could either be the case that gun ownership increases the cost of crimes and thus discourage potential criminals, or it could also be that gun ownership rates make it easier for criminals to obtain guns, and thus causes more lethal crimes to occur. I believe that "Gun bans don 't disarm criminals, gun bans attract them" – Walter Mondale. Even

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