Gun Control Threats

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Gun Control/Current threat on Isis

My topic is a topic that has so many foreign and domestic issues not only with foreign terrorism but also domestic terrorism as well. terrorism is a big problem in not only in the us but also in the world. Gun control is a major issue in the united states it has taken so many lives due to the immaturity of gun owners. whether it be by accident or the intent to kill the numbers to gun related deaths have increased in the past 10 years. ” Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, meanwhile, has made nearly the opposite claim, saying states with stringent gun control laws have “the highest gun crime rates in the nation.” This quote had the opposite effect on how people think about gun control,
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but the problem with people is they never research the topic they just assume that it’s bad. Gun control is not one issue, its many. To some people it’s a crime issue, to others it’s a rights issue. Gun control is a safety issue. it’s an Educational issue, a racial issue, and a political issue among others. Within each of these issues there are those who want more gun control legislation and those who want less. More people are pushing to have more strict laws to protect us. but around every corner is a conflict or a situation that arise on the matter of how safe we really are if we had these rules and laws congress are trying to pass. Guns are not for everyone. Certain individuals cannot handle a firearm safely, and some individuals choose to use firearms inappropriately. Our society has passed laws regulating the ownership and use of firearms, and more legislation is being considered. Most of this legislation restricts, to some degree, the rights of individuals to possess or use firearms. Some…show more content…
It is too early to determine the effectiveness of Arizona 's Concealed Carry Law, but statistics show that a similar law passed in Florida in 1987 has been effective in reducing crime. Between 1987 and 1992 murders involving handguns decreased 29 percent. According to the National Rifle Association, the homicide rate is 31% lower, and robbery rate is 36% lower in states with "favorable carry laws" compared to states with "restrictive concealed carry laws" . Some people may fear that citizens with concealed weapons are more likely to commit crimes, but statistics show that only .007% of the concealed weapon permits issued in the state of Florida have had to be revoked because of a crime committed by the permit holder. Laws that reduce violent crime are good for society, and concealed carry laws have been shown to reduce violent
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