The Pros And Cons Of Gun Control

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“Yes, people pull the trigger - but guns are the instrument of death. Gun control is necessary, and delay means more death and horror.” ("Eliot Spitzer." Xplore Inc, 2016. 28, September 2016.) The quote is explaining how guns can lead to many deaths, and the longer gun control is not enforced, as a result more deaths and tragedy there occur. Gun control has been a topic debated for years and still continuing, the same goes to protests. Many crimes are happening around the country, even if all of them are revolving around a different topic most of them have one thing in common, they all involve firearm. One of the recent and tragic shooting was the San Bernardino shooting, this mass shooting took place in the Inland Regional Center, San Bernardino, California, U.S. at 10:58 am and ended at 3:14 pm, pacific time zone. The two shooters were espoused couple, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik. Many shots were exchanged that day, at the bloodbath of the scene and the skirmish among police and criminals. An estimated amount of 440 shots were fired from officers, during a 5 minute gun battle, aimed at the two shooters. Therefore the two shooters retaliated back…show more content…
Ninety one Americans are killed by guns, on an average day, proven by statistics. Henceforth, this is one of the many countless reasons why gun control should be enforced. Some may argue that a gun provides protection and safety, if in an emergency. My opinion based on the past and recent shooting, are that guns do more harm than good, and there are other weapons that can replace the “emergency” of a gun, an example of this would be a bat and/or a taser. In the US the top five areas that have the highest deaths by guns are Alaska, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas. In an average year 12,000 are murdered with guns, if we enforce gun control this may decrease the average
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