Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

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“Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages”. A very well said quote by Thomas Adison, who ironically talks about violence which can lead us humans to behave like animals. The thought of someone with a deadly weapon in a safe surrounding like a school is quite unsettling. A safe haven for our precious bundle of joys, an institution we send our kids to become better a human beings and to be a honest citizen of the country. But, what happens when this promise and faith is destroyed. When an outsider or sometimes the a classmate, whom you have grown up with ends up picking up the deadly weapon, only to destroy everyone’s lives including theirs too. Such was the case of the two most unsettling and horrific incidents occurred in our very own country. The Two Horrific Acts “Columbine High School shooting was one of the deadliest mass shootings in the history of United States. On April 20, 1999, two teenagers killed 13 people and wounded more than 20 at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. The incident drew worldwide attention. It led to widespread discussion over gun control and the prevention of school violence. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were seniors at Columbine High School in Littleton, a suburb of Denver. At about 11 a.m. on April 20, the two arrived at the school with guns and homemade bombs. They set bombs in the school’s cafeteria, kitchen, and parking
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