Firstly, the arming of students, faculty and staff should be prohibited because its unsafe. The debate on whether staff, faculty and students should carry firearms on campuses has been going for years now. Some colleges have debated that a law should be passed were staff and faculty should carry firearms on campus, but other colleges have dismissed this case because it is dangerous and unsafe. According to Jesus Villahermosa’s essay “Guns don’t belong in the Hands of Administrators, Professors, or Students” he states, “I agree that allowing guns on campuses will create problems, not solve them.” This statement is true because not everyone is capable to handle a gun or even use one. Also, according to the website The Campaign to Keep Guns off
Gun control has been a controversial issue for many years. Many citizens believe that if gun control is strictly enforced it would reduce the threat of crime. People have the right to bear arms for protection, or even just the pleasure of hunting and recreational activity. With the recent events involving firearms and mass shootings, people are skeptical whether to increase or decrease gun laws. Americans have a constitutional right to own handguns and stricter laws and licensing will not effectively save lives.
Parents feel that guns should be allowed on campus so that students and staff can protect themselves in dangerous situations and also by being an American citizen it is one of our Constitutional rights. Guns should be allowed on college campuses because they provide better safety for students, the second amendment, and when requirements for carrying a weapon are in place.
Concealed carry is a very arguable topic, some people do not like the fact that an eighteen to twenty two year old college student is walking around campus with a loaded handgun. However, some people feel safer when they are carrying their handgun. In the world today, it is hard to know when someone is going to enter a classroom or a campus with a gun.
Mass shootings have been a major issue in this country. One common place these shootings take place is on school grounds. These events keep happening with really no solution to put an end to these tragedies. Recently, a bill had been proposed in Wisconsin that would lift the ban on guns in campus buildings in UW schools. This means more guns on campus. To me that doesn’t sound like a solution to all of the shootings. I believe that allowing guns in UW campus buildings is not a good idea.
Mass school shootings have been going on for years and have only gotten more frequent. Mass school shootings have tripled since 2011 according to a Harvard Research. There have been five school shootings this year since August. People wonder if having stricter gun laws in general or allowing guns on campus would help these horrible tragedies from occurring. Depending on the environment being lived in plays a big role in the use and possession of guns. Places like Nevada and West Virginia were it is very country and wide open makes owning guns almost normal. Living in places like Long Beach, California or New York makes owning guns very rare because there is really no use for them recreationally.
During recent years there has been an escalation of gun crimes. Due to the recent escalation of gun crimes arguments such as “Universities should/should not allow concealed guns on campuses,” have been brought up. Some states have now begun to change their gun control regulations on campuses, some have even pushed forth to allow individual institution to make the decision to allow guns on their campuses themselves. There are numerous arguments about guns on campuses. Some of the arguments for anti-guns on campuses are that guns will incite more violence and will possibly distract from the learning environment.As a complement to those arguments some argue for pro-gun on campuses with the argument that gun free zones invite violence themselves. Despite there being many arguments for pro-gun and anti-gun on campuses both arguments share the same source of evidence,
The debate over gun control has caused a great amount of attention from the media in the past five years. When Adam Lanza killed 20 first-graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., before taking his own life in one of the nation 's most horrific mass shootings. There have been marches and protests, Super Bowl advertisements, emotional and contentious congressional and state hearings and a new, tough gun-control law. This year alone there has been over 11,000 deaths related to gun violence. Along with those deaths there has been a combined 20,000 injuries. The people of the United States of America are given special rights that are guaranteed in the Constitution, despite this guns have become an increasing problem in society and it has caused the government to take action.
Even guns were used in illegal way, first, guns can be used self-defence as same time as harming other people. In the United States Constitution, there is an amendment that states “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This allows people to own guns to protect themselves and gun control movement is anti-fundamental because it is against Constitution which is primary law in the United States. The guns are used not only for self-defence but also hobby such as hunting. According to the Statisticbrain.com, total people who are hunting annually is 12.5 million, and these people will be taken their hobby due to gun control movement. Also hunting
Gun control came into play because guns were becoming a problem in America when in reality it is the people pulling the trigger that are. The laws of gun control are reasonable, but the reason to have more is ridiculous. For example, fewer suicides, police can handle everything, and America becomes a safe place. Even when these reasons are backed up with examples, they still are idiotic.
Gun control challengers will argue that the 2nd amendment was not only put in place for self-defense but to guarantee that the nation will not be overrun by any military power. Guns are used for self-defense purposes more than 2 million times a year, that’s 3 to 5 times the estimated number of violent crimes committed with guns. They also believe if the United States military were to be beaten by a foreign power; the only national defense left would be the American people. If the government took the citizens guns away they would not be able to defend America from foreign powers or from any other challenger.
“We would rather guns protect us than pencils and and rulers and scissors” commented Matt Templeton, graduate from Harold High School (YouTube. “The school where teachers are armed”). A school is a place where they ban every weapon, in the event of a crisis there will be nothing to protect them. If a teacher has a gun they will have have a safety tool which is better than tools in a classroom. Students go to school almost everyday not knowing what the day will bring them. With a teacher carrying a gun there is less to worry about than there already is in a day of a life for students. “A teacher having a gun in a classroom makes me feel safer as long a teacher has training and knows how to properly use a gun” stated April Jolley stay-at home mom (Murphy 5). Not only do students feel safer, but their parents feel safer as well Parents send their precious children off to an environment where anything could go wrong and get dangerous within a few seconds. Once something bad happens then the parents don 't have the confirmation that their child is alright and safe. Knowing teachers have a gun control is taken place and a big weight off their shoulders knowing everyday their child will come home safely everyday. Students go off to school where no one knows what could happen. If a gunman does decide to come to the school, the students know their teacher will protect
Guns have no role in our country schools. Schools and colleges are places of education. Students should be free to learn in an environment away from every day violence. The catastrophes that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Columbine High School, and Virginia Tech. confirm the penetrating conclusion guns have in our nation’s schools. Violence on campus has Students, Parent, and University Staff all concerned and looking for preventative measures. Guns on campuses make the vulnerable even more vulnerable. Even though having guns on campus would improve response time, having guns on campus would also increases the chances of a confrontation escalating and turning lethal.
Education is necessity that should be provided to everyone from when they are young till when they feel they have gained enough. Education can be defined as the process of giving or receiving knowledge at an institution. Studies say children learn much better in institutions with peers their age than at home being home-schooled or any other method of learning. The research is pretty accurate since most educated children, teens or adults attend or did attend an institution at some point in their life. Education is an important necessity, learning is another important necessity and hence institutions are very important. Students need to learn in a safe environment and their parents want them to be safe away from home, so why would we want to allow dangerous objects
In 1996 an Australian man killed 35 people in a massacre larger than any American massacre acted by single gunmen. In the wake of this incident Australia passed super restrictive gun measures and banned any and all automatic, semi-automatic, and pump/regular shotguns. “This resulted in a decline of firearm related homicide by 59% in Australia.” (Margaret Hartmann). After hearing something like that we believe the U.S. should follow in Australia’s footsteps and ban almost all weapons from civilians.