Guns In America Research Paper

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Guns In America
Crimes, violence, suicides, and deaths. If no action is taken those subjects that have relations with guns will go up, America needs to take action. Gun control will not take away gun rights. It will empower laws to get guns to the right citizens. Once again America needs to and should enforce gun control and reduce crimes, violence, suicides, and deaths.
Guns have been part of America’s history since the beginning.”Some examples of gun control throughout colonial America included criminalizing the transfer of guns to Catholics, slaves, indentured servants, and Native Americans” - Supreme Court of the United States syllabus. Although many people have guns in their household. Many people want stricter gun laws.They want gun
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These individuals support gun control because this system will keep their kids and families safe. It is a plan to protect all Americans. “This is about these families, and families all across the country, who are saying,”Let 's make it a little harder for our kids to get gunned down,”-Barack Obama, 44th U.S. President. It is going to strengthen the system. Also, prevent bad people from getting guns. Equally as important it will reduce gun violence. Sixty-six percent of Americans support gun control. These individuals support background checks meaning if one has had a bad past or serve mental illness they will not be able to get a gun, and ninety-seven percent of Americans and gun owners support that. Pursuing this further sixty-seven to twenty-nine percent support a nationwide ban on assault weapons. Furthermore, eighty-three to fourteen percent want a mandatory wait so if one wants to use a gun for a crime they will have wait and if they already have a criminal past they will not be able to get the firearm. For example, if one wants to buy a gun to commit suicide they will have to wait and maybe when they finally are able to get the firearm they do not want to commit such fatal incident. These laws will be stricter but it will be for the good of the people. Also, foreign invaders would not be able to commit a massacre. That want people with good intentions with guns not people with bad intentions.…show more content…
Yes, education about guns would be good but for example, all most everyone knows what drugs, smoking, alcohol does to one but that does not stop them. Some readers could argue that strict gun control laws do not work in Mexico, and will not work in the United States. However, these are two different countries and citizens, what might not work there might work wonderfully here. Some many think gun control laws such as background checks and micro-stamping are an invasion of privacy. Some might think it is but it will let one know if giving the firearm to a safe person or not, in fact, many said that about the Patriot Act, an act that was passed to try to stop the terrorist from hurting anyone by eavesdropping, but that act stop many terrorist before creating a
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