Guns At Home, By Cold Blooded Killers And Lunatics

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Tyrelle Green
Holly Larson
ENC 1102-2235
16 April 2017
Guns At Home People of all ages are being gunned down by cold blooded killers and lunatics because of the lax gun laws set in place by our government. When our second amendment is the starting point of many deaths around the entire country, something needs to change. Gun Control needs to be tightened because criminals can easily purchase a gun to commit crimes, too many accidents happen with guns being the key factor, and compared to other high-income countries with strict gun laws have resulted in a lower death toll. This topic has been argued back and forth for many years and we need to make a move towards saving the lives of our own citizens. The lax gun laws in place now have many
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If the laws set in place by our government had been more efficient these attacks could have been avoided and lives could have been spared. Not everybody should be able to have the availability to obtain a firearm and there are few reasons for them to be owned in the common household. I understand that the second amendment gives citizens the right to bear arms, however; when the citizens take this privilege and use it in a negative way against their own country, change needs to happen. The laws surrounding gun privileges and gun control are not in a succifient place at the moment and need to be further tightened to continue do its job as a law and protect the nation we call The United States of America. Accidental deaths by firearms in the United States of America are an increasing problem. WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) reported that unintentional firearm injuries caused the deaths of 606 people in the year of 2010 and over the period of 2005-2010, over 1,300 victims of unintentional shooting were under the age of 25. This is not the case of cold blood murder, but a case of just having such a dangerous weapon in your home. This is another reason why a common household does not need to have a firearm inside of the house. Instead of making excuses as to why it happened, if we get rid of
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