Persuasive Essay On Dress Code

864 WordsOct 11, 20174 Pages
As all citizens should know amendment 1 guarantees freedom of speech and expression. By enforcing uniforms you are going against this amendment because by the way you dress you are expressing yourself. This issue is controversial because people have different opinions and reasons for wanting dress code and not wanting dress code. Some say students should have dress code so students aren't bullied, cannot carry weapons.Others say uniforms should not be enforced because not everyone can afford uniforms, some people wanna be able to express themselves, and some think they look bad in them. However these opinions can be bias because students will not want uniforms cause they're the ones that have to wear them and parents want them cause it's their child getting bullied or harmed cause a weapon was brought to school. There are many reasons why uniforms should be enforced, these reasons include: kids might get bullied for having different type of clothes, people with baggy clothes can sneak in weapons, also they can help identify school intruders.The main reason people say we should have uniforms is because they prevent bullying. When everyone wears what they want people might get bullied for wearing same thing twice or not being able afford nice clothes, or just wearing something different. Many students feel excluded and ugly because they are bullied for what they wear. However there is nothing they can do about it because they don't have the money to get all these nice designer clothes. Another reason uniforms should be required is because students are less likely to sneak weapons in while wearing uniforms.If students wear uniforms, it will prevent them from having big baggy clothes that they can sneak weapons in with. Uniforms usually fit good and don't allow room for weapons like guns. There are many examples of weapons being snuck in and people dying because nobody saw the weapons through their baggy clothes.On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold opened fire on their school in Littleton, Colo., killing 12 students and one teacher before turning their guns on themselves. After this tragedy, people looked for answers and soon were drawn to the behaviors of Harris and Klebold, including their

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