Pros And Cons Of Stricter Gun Control In The Modern United States

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On the night of October 1, 2017, a gunman named Stephen Paddock, opened fired on a crowd of people that were attending the Harvest Music Festival on the Las Vegas Strip. Within 10 minutes, the 64-year-old fired hundreds of rifle rounds from his suite on the 38th floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino, killing 58 people, injuring 546, and devastating the entire nation. When authorities finally arrived on the scene about an hour later, Paddock was found dead from a self-inflicted gun shot wound. The motive of the attack is still unknown. This is the deadliest mass shooting committed by a single person in modern United States history. Countless other incidents have occurred in the past 20 years that have made the American population question the leaders of this country for the gun control policies put in place. It also allowed for questioning of the meaning and interpretation of the Second Amendment. There is an extreme division between American people when it comes to gun control laws. The argument over whether stricter gun laws will never to seize to exist so long as there is still crime that is committed using firearms. The support from both sides of the argument are exceedingly strong. The side that is in favor of stricter gun control laws argue that with more laws implemented, the needless loss of life can be prevented. They believe there should be stricter laws on who can own a gun and how they can acquire it. Advocates believe that gun control laws would prevent

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