Should Guns Be Allowed On College Campuses?

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Comparison and Contrast Paper: Should Guns Be Allowed on College Campuses?

Hi I am a college student at Palm Beach State College in Florida West Palm Beach. One time I went to a guns store in which you can also practice how to use a gun. I was fourteen years the first time that I used a gun. I went to the place with my sister, three cousins and my father. The truth is that it was fun to use a gun, although we all knew it was dangerous to use one if we had not have any experience with it beforehand. Parting from this root, a debate that has recently arose and that we all as college students should be concerned about and follow closely is weather fire guns should be allowed in campus or not. Some people agree to allow guns on colleges and other do not agree. The Florida legislature debated a bill to allow concealed handguns on college campuses. Also, quoted from the introductory material on pp. 626­627, these three essays examine whether the students and faculty should be allowed to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. All of the essays examine this question in great detail; however, I believe the question of guns on campus centers on three issues: Do handguns detract from the learning environment on a college campus, do handguns on campus create additional risks, and do untrained concealed carry permit holders create additional dangers on campus?

In regards to our first question from the main concerns, do concealed handguns would detract from a healthy learning…
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