I.(Grabber) Guns Kill About 33.000 People Per Year In The
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I. (grabber) Guns kill about 33.000 people per year in the United States, and 22,000 deaths are suicides while 11,000 are homicides. Guns also cause indiscriminate murders, mass shootings and other gun deaths related to America. While the Congress has imposed regulations to counter assault weapons, they have not properly prohibited individuals from getting guns. It remains clearly that despite the efforts to close the loopholes of gun control, handguns still are highly responsible for most killings in the United States (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute).
II. (topic) After several kinds of gun restrictions, gun related deaths have not come to an end in America, and they are linked to various kinds of aspects.
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Having a gun in the house makes a living even more dangerous as opposed to living without.
1. Guns never discriminate between the innocent and the criminals. In fact, statistics affirm that accidental killings are four times higher in homes that legitimately own guns in defense situations.
2. Additionally, owning a gun in the house increase the potentials of one becoming a victim of gun related suicide or homicide.
A graph showing Deaths by Firearm per 100,000 People Source: Google https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/03/whats-the-solution-to-gun-violence/462537
3. As discussed in the beginning, most children are exposed early to family’s firearms, and often they handle the guns in the absence of their parents. Furthermore, statistics have shown that when the guns kill children and teens, 72% of the time the guns are owned by the parents in their homes.
(Transition: Although the statistical findings may have triggered polarizing thoughts, gun ownership in America is contentious and results in most social problems.)
C. Rather than increasing self-protection, guns owned by individuals have been equally used in fatal intentional shootings.
1. In the article entitled “Children and Guns: The Hidden Toll” by Michael Luo and Mike McIntire, intentional and fatal shootings equally has a significant share of