Gun Control On School Shootings

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According to the Washington Post, on March 9th of 2018, at Parkland High School in Florida, a worried mother frantically exclaims “I love you! I love you! It’s going to be fine!” into her phone knowing that her daughter is in close proximity to an active shooter. She does not know if her daughter is 5 or 50 feet away from the shooter, but she knows that she’s in imminent danger. This mother’s reaction only skims the surface of what actually occurred that day as hundreds of parents feared for the lives of their children. The Parkland shooting is one of the many haunting massacres that have increased in frequency since the Sandy Hook disaster on December 14, 2012. According to Education Week, there have been nine school shootings in 2018 alone; These shootings have lead americans on a hunt to prevent these terrible events from ever happening again. The topic of gun violence and gun control has divided households, communities, states, and the country as a whole. The main two parties in the United States each have their own plans to solve this problem. The Democratic Party is pushing gun control reform, and the Republican Party is proposing the idea of allowing teachers to carry firearms on school ground. When dealing with the issue of gun control, we need to analyze the proposed plans, analyze what these plans would do to the relationship between government and citizen and find the best solution that would make schools a safer environment. First of all, the plans proposed are
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