The Role Of Gun Ownership In America

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As long as gun ownership is legal in America, gun will makes both positive and negative influence. On the one hand, it changes the home defense way and builds the hunting culture. On the other hand, there are lots of gunshot incidents happened. Government, especially the Republicans, are in favor of gun ownership legally. Although there are lots of gunshot incidents happened here in America, law still does not changed much. For example, the latest one, on the night of October 1, 2017, the mass shooting Sunday evening on the Las Vegas Strip, leaves 58 people dead and 546 injured, but there’s an article published by the New York Time, titled “Nothing Will Change After the Las Vegas Shooting”(STEVE ISRAEL), says even Las Vegas incident is a horrible case, congress will not make much change about the gun law. …show more content…

According to the survey conducted by Pew Research Center in 2017, 52% of American said that the gun laws should be more strict and only 18% of them said the gun laws should be less strict. There is even an American nonprofit organization, The National Rifle Association of America (NRA), advocates for gun rights. Another survey also conducted by Pew Research Center in 2017 shows that, 74% of gun owners agree with that owning a firearm is tied to their sense of personal freedom. Americans value their gun culture very much, consider as a symbol of American culture, the soul of

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