Argumentative Essay: America Needs More Gun Control

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We will not be silenced

“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.”

These 27 words have meant a lot in the news lately. You see Facebook posts, tweet after tweet about this. I am not here to argue with you, but I feel like only one side of this topic is being discussed. I feel like in class I am not being heard. I have a right to my own opinions, and they deserve to be heard. I am not going to argue with you by giving you this, I just feel like I am entitled to my opinion, and there are many kids in our class who feel the same way, but are too afraid to speak it. This is on behalf of those kids, and myself. Again, I don’t want to disrespect
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The term 'assault weapon ' was conjured up by anti-gun legislators to scare voters into thinking these firearms are something out of a horror movie… [T]he Colt AR-15 and Springfield M1A, both labeled 'assault weapons, ' are the rifles most used for marksmanship competitions in the United States.” “Gun Control - ProCon.Org.” Should More Gun Control Laws Be Enacted in the United States?, gun-control.procon.org/. Guns aren’t just used for hunting wild game, it is a sport. One of which my brother participates in, and is pretty darn good at it. Trap shooting, is the name for it. Nothing gets killed, and students use a rifle to shoot clay pigeon targets. I’ve tried it, and believe me, it’s really hard. Not only by taking guns away are we taking away sports, but we are taking away jobs. Millions of people are in the gun industry, which will come and hit the economy right where it…show more content…
Here’s my main point: I could have told you since the beginning of 8th grade year, that kid had a ton of issues and problems that he needed help with. I knew the school knew things that were going on with him, but they clearly did nothing to help

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