The arguments are some people wanting to ban all kinds of guns, some people who want all guns to stay legal, and the government trying to keep the peace between both stubborn headed arguments. In the first place, there are people that think strong gun control or banning guns will keep the gun violence at an all time low. They want to ban assault weapons such as sawed-off shotguns and semi-automatic weapons. The reason that assault weapons are being argued about their legality is because they can be
5) This means that American’s don 't have something to defend themselves against dangerous things. This would result in immense fear in the U.S. “After the ban was enacted, the homicides trended up until they reached a peak of 18.0 in 2003.” (King, par. 4) This means that the ban didn’t do anything to help the citizens. It is simply doing the opposite. This would result in chaos and, worse, people getting guns
There are many ethical reasons why gun control should not be implemented towards law-abiding citizens such as it is hypocritical, neglects the reality of control, and is discriminating against gun owners. Gun control, in addition to be hypocritical, also contradicts the protection of human lives. For instance when looking at the argument for gun control it comes down to this: every human life is valuable, killing someone is immoral, guns can kill people, so create laws that decrease access to weapons. Gun control activist strive to push that guns are one of the main causes for death in the
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The third reason why people either oppose or side with gun control are the pros and cons in the past, such as how many deaths because of guns and how many deaths for not the use of guns to protect yourself. Many people oppose or agree for many reasons dealing with the Second with what Gun Control is. Although most people can say they understand what gun control actually is, some people can not. Gun control is an effort to strengthen laws to restrict firearms (Zimring 440). These laws aim to reduce the criminal use of guns (Zimring 440).