Benefits Of Mass Shootings

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When it comes to mass shooting, the United States has the most. There are more public mass shootings in the United States than in any other country in the world, according to a study by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Mass shootings are defined for the study as having four or more victims and it doesn’t include gang killings or slayings that involve the death of multiple family members. When used properly, guns can be beneficial to society. However, when in the wrong hands, guns can be used to do terrible things like mass shootings. Many people argue that we need more mental health services or that it is a safety issue and therefore we should have more armed security at schools, concerts, large events. However,…show more content…
The 1994 law included a ban on 18 specific models of assault weapons, as well as a ban on any firearms containing certain military-style features, like a bayonet mount, a flash suppressor or a folding stock. It also banned high-capacity magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets. It was also set to expire after 10 years ' time. During 1994-2004, there have been only 89 deaths in mass shooting incidents. However, after the ban expired over 300 people were killed in a mass shooting from 2004 to 2014. I think that this ban was actually very helpful since it did reduce fewer deaths in mass shootings and made it harder to buy “more dangerous” gun and carry only 10…show more content…
If the government department cannot complete the check-in three days, because of problems getting records from states, budget shortfalls, or understaffing, for example, the person can buy the weapon. It 's a fail-open system, and it makes no sense. For example, a Nazi sympathizer who killed nine people at a black church in Charleston, S.C. should not have been able to purchase the handgun he used because he had previously admitted to drug possession, according to The New York Times. But the gun seller didn’t get an answer back from the FBI background check within three days; on the fourth day, he walked away with a Glock 41 .45-caliber handgun. Moreover, guns are easily available on the internet. Not to mention, private/individual sellers such as friends, relatives, and collectors don’t have to do background checks under federal law. Private sellers can usually ship within their own state without doing a background check. That means people can easily buy a gun connecting with people and just looking on the

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