The Importance Of Gun Control

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Blow, Charles M. "Has the N.R.A. Won?." New York Times. 20 Apr. 2015: A19. eLibrary. Web. 22 Oct. 2015.
This article gives an abundance of information regarding gun control. Many Americans say that protecting gun rights is more important than controlling gun ownership. 52% of the people believe that protecting gun rights is important while 46% state that they would like to control gun ownership. We are at a moment where many Americans believe gun ownership is much safer because you are able to protect yourself when needed and keep yourself and your family safe. President Obama has stated, however, that he will be developing a proposal to reduce gun violence.

Everitt, Ladd, and Erich Pratt. "Does the U.S. Need Tougher Gun-Control Laws?." New York Times Upfront. 20 Apr. 2015: 22. eLibrary. Web. 21 Oct. 2015.2)
This article begins by talking about the two different types of people. The people who believe in stricter laws to limit guns. Others argue that most gun-control laws violate the right to “bear arms” which is the Nation 's 2nd amendment. The side that wants to control guns states that we lose an average of 87 deaths per day to gun violence. These tragedies can range from gun accidents to mass shootings. Example used for the other side stating that on July 24, 2014, a doctor used his concealed handgun to disable a homicidal gunman who had begun firing in a hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania. Without the Doctor, many more lives would have been lost.

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