Argumentative Essay: Stronger Gun Control In The United States

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Everyday, innocent people die a tragic death, with a deadly weapon called, the gun. This weapon comes in many forms, such as a pistol, shotgun, machine gun, and many more. The most commonly used amongst the many varieties, is the pistol. The pistol, is a basic weapon, and is regularly used in shootings. Unfortunately, the these guns are everywhere, and you never know when you might get shot, by this lethal weapon. November of 2017, a man named Stephen Paddock, went into his hotel room, broke the window, and started to fire his semi-automatic machine gun towards a crowd watching the Route 91 harvest. His rampage killed almost fifty-eight people, and injured almost five-hundred people.

The U.S. Government should include stronger gun control
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According to New England Journal of Medicine, Rooting out Gun Violence by Debra, Stephen. Edward, Marym Jeffery, Drazen (M.D. or Ph. D.) “A background check did not stop this killer, but tighter background checks can keep war weapons out of the hands of those who are known to be mentally unstable. - 33,000 people in the United States died from gunshot injuries and more than 84,000 survived with such injuries” (Malina, Morrissey, Campion, Hamel, Drazen, Paragraph 3, Page 1) To paraphrase, the evidence states that the current checks on the shooter did not make his purchase of a gun unavailable. In a better check, he would not have been able to obtain a gun from dealers. Due to guns, more than thousands of innocent citizens were killed and over and almost a hundred thousand more were injured due to guns in one year. That means that thousands of people die and are wounded just because of guns. This is very unusual, as guns in America are used to protect people, but these guns are more commonly used to kill other people. This happens in real life because the Las Vegas shooting killed almost half of ten thousand people were injured or killed. The main evidence here that proves my point, is “A background check did not stop this killer, but tighter background checks can keep war weapons out of the hands of those who are known to be mentally unstable.” This helps me prove my point because the killer would not have obtained a gun if stricter background checks occured. Without a gun, the killer become weak, and unable to kill people. This would make us much safer if killers don’t have access to guns. Opponents of my argument may say that many people, including unstable people can go to gun shows, illegal dealers, and out of the country to obtain guns to shoot people. Though many may think that people would go out of

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