The Importance Of Gun Control

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The Second Amendment of The United States Constitution states that "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." The topic of the editorial, "Let The Teachers Teach" by The New York Times Editorial Board, is about gun control and why it is important that guns are out of schools. A few weeks ago there was another school shooting in the United States, twelve school shootings to be exact in just nine weeks. In Parkland, Florida a 19-year old man walked into a school with an AR-15 and shot and killed 17 students. The editorial states that in response President Trump is suggesting that we should arm 20% of the teachers in primary and secondary schools which would equal around 700,000 teachers in the United States would be carrying around guns. In the editorial the main message is that teachers should not have guns, they make this argument by using language with tone, style, and fallacies. The editorial talks about statistics and gives many examples to support their claim. They use Trump 's speech in which he told America his plan to stop the school shootings would be to arm twenty percent of all US teachers. They use quotes from the president of the National Rifle Association showing his support for what Trump has proposed. They talk about the counter arguments of when people say that it would be better to have teachers being armed and the editorial says there is an

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