Today’s world is marked by violence and deaths. One of the major kinds of violence is the gun violence. In fact, the gun violence is literally any gun related violence or death. According to the 2013 report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of gun related deaths were equal to 33169 or 1.3% of all deaths in the country. This gun violence issue affects the population by the number of deaths but also on many other levels of life. In fact, this issue is broad and has different faces depending on which angle you look at it. This paper will analyze the different faces of the issue, those who are mostly affected by gun violence, the areas with the most numbers of gun related violence as well as the periods that were mostly
Attention Getter: Between 1993 and 2003 gun ownership increased by 56 percent, and yet gun violence declined by almost 50 percent (Bandler). Criminals know that if people have guns to protect themselves then they might not be successful in a shooting.
Without thinking of the limitations, what 's one thing you would change in the world? Every monday and wednesday i ask my mentees this question. The same question i ask myself as i pass the multiple telephone pole memorials with filled with balloons and candles, in remembrance of the lives taken due to gun violence on my street. Many of my mentees don 't know what to do when there 's a house fire but they know what to do when shots are fired.
Gun violence in america accounted for 33,636 deaths in 2015 alone and that number is only rising. If every american was able to obtain a firearm imagine what the numbers of gun related deaths. Even gun related injuries caused many more hospital visits in america what many other common incidents. That is why america needs to implement tighter gun laws to reduce the amount of gun violence in America. Without this we will continue to see shooting, gun death, gun injuries resulting in more and more gun related violence. Although the second amendment states all americans have the right to bear arms crime statistics show that we need tighter gun control to lessen the widespread shootings.
Thesis 1: Charlton Heston is directly responsible for the large amount of gun ownership in America and is thus responsible for the large amount of gun related violence in America. If he stopped his rallying then gun violence would drop.
What’s missing from the typical kindergartener’s backpack? A gun. The ultimate solution to gun violence is more guns, isn’t that obvious? We are in need of guns everywhere to the point where our nation needs armed guards in every school. They say the more guns we have, the more gun violence there is, but in fact it does the complete opposite and solves gun violence.
Gun violence among youths residing on the South side of Chicago is the number one problem facing the city of Chicago. Each year more than 500 people are killed as a result of gun violence among Chicago youths. This problem has caused financial constraints on the city. Chicago city had to spend huge amount of money hiring more police to patrol the affected neighborhood. Many profitable businesses had been forced to close down due to gun violence among youths. The price of real estate has decrease in some of the neighborhood due to gun violence. Some of the factors that have been identified as causative or risk factors include single parenting, gang membership, high school dropout, unemployment among youth, peer pressure, poverty, impact of
In a nation of pioneers and settlers, where we capitalize upon a bear wielding a firearm to represent “our right to bear arms” there has come to be quite a bit of bloodshed because of that right. Fear has been interwoven into the school system, a kind of fear that even the greatest school safety measures cannot prevent. Such instances being the Columbine, Newtown, and the more recent Parkland school shooting. It cannot be controlled who does the killing, but what can be isolated is the weapon those chose as their aid in the slaughtering. So many lives are lost in these devastations a step towards preventing more from being lost is increasing gun control. Without increased gun control anyone can play the role of God and chose to end the lives
Reducing gun violence through a program that was formed in the late 1900s as this was seen as a new and innovative way into trying to reduce crime. Gun violence got to a point where action was needed to be taken and the consent to search initiative was introduced in a bid to reduce gun violence. What was studied is that if by taking away guns would the streets be safer for everybody concerned.
In the past few years, security and safety has been a national concern for many of us. In recent years, there has been an increase in car shootings. Drive-by shooting originated when assailants would ride up to their targets on horseback, shoot them with there pistols and then ride off before they could be apprehended. But in modern time, it 's much more deadly and frequent. People suggest that gun violence is rising because of gang violence and copycat shooter. The government put effort on controlling gun violence but that not enough. Mass shooting has triple since 2011, making drive by shooting more frequent with copycat shooter.
The sheer prevalence of gun violence in this country is heartbreaking. According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been 1,516 mass shootings in 1,735 days. Furthermore, not every shooting has a large number of victims. The most commonplace shootings target individuals. While working at RefugeeOne, I met a refugee client who was only thirteen years old and was shot twice in his back while
The millennials generation have witnessed 65 mass shootings since 1990. The number of victims? 936(Mass shootings in America, Follman; 2015). The first mass shooting of the generation occurring on September 14th, 1990 when 47 year old Joseph Wessbecker entered his former workplace and gunned down 9 people, and injuring 12 others before committing suicide. The most recent mass shooting happened on October 1st, 2015 when 26 year old Chris Harper Mercer opened fire at Umpqua Community College in which he killed 9 people and injured 9 others. Wessbecker and Mercer had one thing in common, They both suffered from mental health problems. Out of the 65 shootings, over 50% of them were caused by people has prior signs of mental illness. But, there
At a recent high school football game, a line of excited fans were waiting to purchase tickets when, all of a sudden, loud bursts exploded in the sky. Frantic parents and children scattered in all directions only to realize fireworks were being displayed to celebrate "Senior Night" at Nettleton High School. The sad fact is that daily, the news is filled with stories about mass shootings in schools, theaters, malls, and other places. Innocent lives are being taken by gun violence and nobody seems to have answers. Ben Demenech made a valid point when he stated, "When a tragedy strikes on a natural scale, our initial reactions have commonality to them: We recoil in shock and are overcome with sorrow. But then, as anger and
95% of people think that america needs stricter gun control laws, yet the amount of shootings in the past years has risen exponentially. Gun violence is a serious problem and the people of the United States have wanted to solve this problem this for a long time. If people feel scared to go to school (which should be a safe learning environment for all children and all ages) that is a problem, and it needs to be solved, or at the very least put in barriers to deal with the mental disabilities and amount of guns associated with this problem.
If I could take up a cause it would be gun violence. I chose gun violence as a cause I would like to fight against because a lot of people are killing each other using guns, some people even shoot people just because they want to they don't even have a reason, like for example when people do drive bys they don't care who else gets hurt as long as they get the loved ones of the person that got them messed up they kill innocent people and I'm tired of that because one of these days I could be at the wrong place at the wrong time and I could probably be the one to get shot because I walk home every day and in the neighborhood that we live in I risk my life every single day just for me to get home. I would want for people to be harder to get a