Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

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Dozens of students stand in protest in Florida for their peers who were silenced last week by a shooter who entered their high school and shot more than fifteen students and teachers combined. After the Sandy Hook massacre, you would have thought the legislation would act upon gun control; however, nothing has been done. Thousands of Americans today stand outside the Supreme Court in hopes of stricter gun laws to be activated upon, but what they don’t acknowledge is the fact that stricter gun laws are just the beginning. To suppress this steep hill of school massacres, legislation needs to not only advance in stricter gun laws, but support the mentally unstable, as well. Ironically, the United States is the only country in the world to see so many school massacres every year. For example, Australia took action after a massacre shooting in 1996, and it has been the last school shooting they’ve seen since. Will Oremus states in his article “In 1996, Australia Enacted Strict Gun Laws. It Hasn’t Had a Mass Shooting Since”, that “Australia announced a bipartisan deal with state and local governments to enact sweeping gun-control measures,” with “a massive buyback of more than 600,000 semi-automatic shotguns, and rifles, or about one-fifth of all firearms in circulation in Australia” (Oremus). Steeping gun control action would infinitely help solve the answer to the devastating effects of today’s world. As Ron Avi Astor states in his article from CNN titled, “7 ways to help

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