Should There Be Stricter Gun Laws Essay

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According to the CDC, “Guns are responsible for over thirty-three thousand deaths in the United States annually. Gun Control is a set of laws that controls the use of guns by civilians. The Gun Control Act was signed as October 22, 1968 but was updated in 1993. As of February 23, 2018 seventy percent of people favor stricter gun laws and twenty-seven oppose of them. I believe that the Gun Control Laws should be stricter here around the United States because almost everyday something bad is happening by the use of a gun. Whether its accidental or on purpose something has to be done to make sure guns are being used the way they are suppose to be used. Opening I would like to say that there should be stricter rules when dealing with guns. I’m tired of having to turn on the television and seeing a innocent life taken away by a gun purchased by a teen. 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 …show more content…

At least raise the age up to 25 and make people take test on how to use a gun and when to use a gun and you should also be check medically for mental issues because most of the incidents the person turns out to be very sick in the head. I say this because most of the school shootings have been done by someone who is between the ages of 18 and 21. To explain this the Sandy Hook shooting happen by a 20 year old male, and the Florida school shooting was done by a 19 year old male. This left many people dead from the use of guns that each one of these male shooters were legally at age to

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