Gun Safety Research Paper

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In san Antonio early morning halloween party, a man dressed as freddy krueger pulls out a concealed gun and started firing after an altercation with some friends, he hit 4 men and one women. A Fulshear police officer shot and killed 42-year-old Christy Sheets after she shot her two daughters, 22-year-old Taylor and 17-year-old Madison to death in the middle of the street in broad daylight. On July 20, 2012, a mass shooting occurred inside a Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, A gunman, dressed in tactical clothing, set off tear gas grenades and shot into the audience with multiple firearms. Twelve people were killed and seventy others were injured, which was the largest number of casualties in a shooting in the United States. In america going out and buying a gun is easy and affordable. American homes and streets are plagued with guns we keep under our beds in our closet or take them with us everywhere we go. It is disturbingly easy for someone to pick up a gun and fire their anger into their school, the place they…show more content…
Another reason is current gun laws already established aren 't enforced and the reason for that is we don 't care enough.Why don’t massacres at Sandy Hook, Aurora, Charleston and now Orlando inspire voters who support gun safety to make it a principal demand? Why doesn’t the ongoing carnage in our urban centers, and the obscene death toll by gun violence, outrage voters, and embarrass them in front of the rest of the world? The answer is the much stronger voice of Gun rights advocates. Gun rights advocates certainly prioritize their position; they are single-issue voters above all the rest. And they are richly rewarded for it. It is easy to give up in the face of very passionate, intensely angry gun rights advocates, who shout down the opposition. These are some of the loudest, most intense voices in our democracy. Their passion never always come before moral thought. And in the democratic forum, they are too willing to issue ugly
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