California passed its bill of gun control laws after a long history of mass shootings. Some of these include Stockton schoolyard shooting, a San Francisco law firm, and Roseburg, Oregon. Stricter gun laws ever first introduced after the Newtown Connecticut shooting. Six more gun control bills were passed after a terrorist attack in San Bernardino that left 14 people dead. Connecticut signed strict gun laws after earlier mentioned Newtown Connecticut shooting.The Newtown shooting took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School where 28 people were killed.
For example, the school shootings have been very hard to watch and look at. Every time I hear or see one I get very choked up inside. Many different students in different locations and schools taking other innocent students and teacher lives all because the legal age of gun laws is 18 years old. If you are 18 years of age you can purchase rifles, shotguns and ammunition. The biggest mistake that I think has been
In the United States of America, there is something called second amendment , it gives you the right to own a gun and protect and arm yourself if things went south they would have a chance. The government has gotten stricter on gun control, because of all the violence and mass murders. By the
This uncontrollable power has caused too much sorrow and loss in our country with the prevalent mass shootings in our country. Citizens of our free country are using their 2nd Amendment right to end lives of others who hold the same rights. Regular citizens can buy this power with ease at a local Walmart. The right to bear arms has been force-fed into the government's mouths to stop gun control by everyday citizens, but stricter gun laws are what we need to stop the ease of obtaining guns and the prevalence of mass shootings and crime in our country. In the year 1791, the fathers of our constitution added the second amendment to the Bill of Rights.
Which was overturned by the supreme court because they were saying nation issues like "America Is Doomed" and "Fag Troops" and "Priests Rape Boys," which does not attack the son directly but in directly and they said all of those things on public property. Do you support the Court’s decision? Why or why not? I do support the court decision in siding with Phelps. I support the decision
As the lives of seventeen students were taken away this valentine's day, in the most recent school shooting at Douglas High School, great controversy has erupted on the topic of gun control in America. Teens and parents across the world, have come together to protest the broken system that has greatly devastated so many families. As the discussion of gun control spreads, many turn to the NRA and political leaders to blame, but are these the people at fault? In the article, America's Unique Gun Violence Problem Explained in 17 Maps and Charts, German lopez writes, “ America has 4.4 percent of the world’s population, but almost half of the civilian-owned guns around the world.” These statistics explain americas lead in gun ownership well supported by both the NRA and the U.S second amendment. As the shootings increase so do the issues.
On April 20, 1999, twelve students and one teacher were shot and murdered at Columbine High School. The reason? Two students wanted to impact the country. This incident opened the minds of the American people to the issue of gun abuse. However, despite this event and others similar to it, a number of citizens still uphold their “Second Amendment Rights”, and will not budge for the betterment of our American society.
In 2018, there have been twenty nine mass shootings alone (Gun Violence Archive). The safety of all Americans are called into jeopardy, so the paramount question is, to what extent should the distribution and utilization of guns be regulated by the government? Gun control opposers, those who own guns and fight for the right of gun ownership, believe that any alteration
The Second Amendment of The United States Constitution states that "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." The topic of the editorial, "Let The Teachers Teach" by The New York Times Editorial Board, is about gun control and why it is important that guns are out of schools. A few weeks ago there was another school shooting in the United States, twelve school shootings to be exact in just nine weeks. In Parkland, Florida a 19-year old man walked into a school with an AR-15 and shot and killed 17 students. The editorial states that in response President Trump is suggesting that we should arm 20% of the teachers in primary and secondary schools which would equal around 700,000 teachers in the United States
The jeopardizing of national security, would itself constitute in jeopardizing the constitution that guarantees rights to the people of the United States. As seen here, the Supreme Court found it necessary to partially abridge free speech in order to secure a greater amount of guaranteed rights to
The incident occurred on April 16, 2007, at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. A twenty-three-year-old undergraduate student named Seung-Hui Cho shot and killed thirty-two people and injured an additional seventeen others before committing suicide” (Cooper 2). Additionally, “...the [shooting] caused many to criticize the school and police for not warning students of potential danger. It was later revealed that Cho had a long history of depression and mental illness… The college administrators received a great amount of criticism for not taking certain actions that would have reduced the number of casualties” (Cooper 2). This again demonstrates how critical it is to train teachers and personnel on the importance of knowing how to react in these types of situations.
Many activists for gun control are reaching out try to ban guns in America. During the National Rifle Association (NRA) Press Conference on December 21, 2012, Executive Vice President Wayne Lapierre, speaks out against these activists and exclaims “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.” After hearing about the tragedy, Lapierre wants every school in America to deploy a protection program to keep its students safe. The NRA faces criticism from all over America, about how they are to blame, but Lapierre puts the blame on video games and violent movies such as, “American Psycho” and “Natural Born Killers.” He questions, “Isn’t fantasizing about killing people as a way to get your kicks really the filthiest form of pornography?” Lapierre is willing to give training to both students and teachers on the proper precautions