The Arguments For Gun Policy

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Gun Policy
After the continuing domestic and international acts of gun violence, either as hate crimes, revenge, or terrorist acts, the ongoing battle of gun control in our country continues to be heated and emotional. Because of fear or to use for election campaigns, citizens and politicians are aggressively voicing their opinions either for or against this debate with both rational and irrational claims.
Some of the rational arguments for gun control are popular with the public. For example, Hilary Clinton responds to the multiple mass shootings that keep occurring saying, "It happens every day, and there is so much evidence that if guns were not so readily available, if we had universal background checks, if we could put some time out between the person who is upset because he got fired or the domestic abuse or whatever other motivation may be working on someone who does this — that maybe we could prevent this kind of carnage." The rational opinions suggest that because mass killings are not ending more gun control laws are needed, like universal background checks for guns. They feel this may decrease killings.
In my opinion there should be a gun policy. I believe there should be a ban on all assault rifles because those are the weapons being used in mass shootings. Something as simple as more in-depth background checks or longer wait periods to receive gun license could be useful. Required background checks for all gun sales would only strengthen the system. This

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