Gun Laws Essay

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  • The Gun Laws And Gun Control

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    firearm regardless of the law. Crime rate does not originate from the accessibility of guns, but rather the actions of an individual that has disregard for life in today 's society. There will always be ways for the offender commit crimes with or without guns. What is being done about gun control? We have all heard of all the tragedies throughout the country regarding guns. According to the President (2013) "We know that we cannot stop every act of violence with guns, but what if we tried to stop

  • Gun Laws In Australia

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    This essay investigates the Australian gun laws and whether they are effective or not. In particular, with a focus on what the current gun laws are and how they have or have not worked also if they need to be updated. The current gun laws were first introduced by John Howard in 1997 after the mass shooting in Port Arthur where 35 people were killed and a further 18 injured on the 28th of April, 1996 (Sharpe, 2016), the laws were them further improved in 2002, after the Monash University shooting

  • Strict Gun Laws

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    Guns can take out somebody’s life in an instant, now think for a minute. What if you just lost one of your closest family members to a gun? Gun control laws need to be a lot more strict because the U.S. alone loses over 30,000 people a year due to gun related deaths.That’s over 87 people going down every day (Watkins). People are against strict gun laws, all they want is a weapon to protect themselves from other people with guns. If the laws are more strict though, you wouldn’t need the gun because

  • Gun Laws And Gun Control

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    Body 1: England passed a law banning all handguns in 1997 following a school shooting(Malcolm). However, in 2002, handgun crime has more than doubled by nearly thirty-five percent since then(Malcolm). There are two flaws in the idea that England’s strict gun law is responsible for its low levels of crime. First, violence and armed crime was low before gun controls were implemented. Secondly, the long decline in the interpersonal violence ended in 1953, and violent crime has been escalating ever

  • Gun Control Laws Should Be Stricter Laws

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    stricter gun control laws. By this they mean, regulate the sale, manufacture, possession, transfer, and use of firearms. They believe if the government does not make stricter gun control laws, then gun violence and deaths due to guns will only continue to increase over the years. Although there are many people for gun control laws, there are many people who are also against it. Some of the people who are against gun control laws probably will not understand why there should be stricter gun control

  • Guns Control Laws In Australia's Gun Control

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    Australia’s gun control laws need to change in order to protect innocent civilians from the increasing resurgence of illegal firearms. The system is riddled with loopholes that enable illegal guns to be trafficked from overseas countries. The main issue is that there is a rising increase in illegal firearms and whether Australia’s current laws are enough to combat the ongoing problem. There are problems in the system were illegal guns manage to get through customs due to loopholes in the system

  • Gun Laws And Gun Control

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    several years, gun violence has been an urgent issue that should be addressed. According to the gun violence archive, 307 mass shootings have occurred since January 1 to November 5. The deadliest mass shooting in us history had just recently occurred on Sunday, October 1. Steve paddock had purchased their guns legally in which caused approximately 500 people to be injured and 38 people had been killed. The congress is constantly being urged by people to impose strict gun laws for America. Gun control laws

  • Persuasive Essay On Gun Laws

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    Since the founding days American gun laws have been used as a part of some American lifestyles. When the founding fathers wrote amendment 2 of the United States Constitution, guns were not as technologically as advanced as they are now. Giving all United States Citizens the right to bear arms seemed like a fair idea when guns fired 1-2 rounds per minute; but today some gun fire up to 900 rounds per minute and can cause severe damage. Gun law restrictions has been a constant topic of discussion amongst

  • Persuasive Essay On Gun Laws

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    Strict gun laws lead to more gun violence and crime in America. Guns are very dangerous and can be used for harmful reasons, but guns can also be good for America and can be used for protection and safety. These issues are very serious and can be detrimental which leads to the question, should our nation's gun laws be changed. Americans have been facing a major crisis for a while, guns. Gun- related crimes have been plaguing America, especially most major cities. Chicago has the highest murder rate

  • The Pros And Cons Of Gun Laws

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    In the United States, the gun laws need to be tightened, the laws that are in place now are too loose. If the United States tighten the gun laws we could cut down on deaths. It would also cut down on people acquiring firearms illegally like through families and friends, and legally but in unsafe ways like the Charleston Loophole. If the United States passes tighter gun laws the deaths would decrease and the United States will be a bit of a nicer place. The Charleston Loophole is a big example of