Outline For Informative Speech On Firearms

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PREPARATION OUTLINE FOR INFORMATIVE SPEECH #3
Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that people who own firearms should have to register their firearms with law enforcement.
Thesis Statement: People who own firearms are generally responsible and should have nothing to hide when it comes to firearm safety. They should register their firearms with the police department in order to help keep society safe.
Attention Getter: Would you feel safer if every gun owner was required to register their firearms with the police department? Do you think it would make the United States a safer place? Well, according to a national survey completed in 2011, 66% of Americans favor laws which would require every gun owner to register each gun they own.
Overview of Main Points: Having a firearm registration law would potentially lead to the identification and prosecution of violent criminals. Also, criminals who have been through the justice system would legally be unable to purchase firearms. Finally, law enforcement agencies would be better prepared to do their job with knowledge on what kind of firearms the suspect might have.
1st Transition: Gun registration laws are important and having guns registered with the local law enforcement agency could lead to the identification and prosecution of violent criminals.
I. Firearm registration laws can lead to the identification and prosecution of criminals by helping law enforcement trace the source of firearms that are recovered from a…

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