Gun Safety Essay

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Gun Awareness Safety program

Here 's the problem, the United States accounts for nearly 75 percent of all children’s death do to firearms. Children between the ages of 5 and 14 in the United States are 17 times more likely to be murdered by firearms than children in other nations. Evidence indicates that the presence of a gun makes children less safe and children younger than 15 in the U.S are more likely to die from a gun accident than other children around the world. For example in May 2013 a 5 year old boy in Cumberland, Kentucky had received a .22 caliber crickett rifle, designed for little kids for his birthday. His mother stepped outside for just a moment, certain the gun wasn’t loaded. She was
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For example, many guardians may not feel comfortable introducing firearms to younger children even though at some point in life they will have to know, not to mention it’s all over the news. Another obstacle this innovation will face is actually getting this program in schools. So many schools in the U.S might not want this program due to their budget, just look at how many schools cut the music and fine arts programs. Many people might even think that the G.A.S.P isn’t important or needed, but i ask those people this, “ If your little girl or boy goes to a friends house and see a riffle on the table, will he or she know that it’s not okay to touch it? Will they know how to handle it or the possible dangers of a firearm? Here’s one for the dads, if your teenage daughter or any age for that matter is walking home from school or a friends house, will she be able to defend herself? 9 times out of 10 the answer is no, but with G.A.S.P I guarantee she’ll be able to”. Those are just a few of the many obstacles I will face with this solution.

In order to earn the sharks support I will be giving them a booklet about G.A.S.P and showing them a video about why G.A.S.P was made, how it can help, the ways it can affect the sharks themselves, and real news feed about incidents that have happened due to not knowing firearm safety.With these things i’m certain can earn the sharks

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