The Importance Of Gun Control

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The gun ownership was legalized in United States in 1787, but crimes committed by the people who have guns still endanger the life or property safety of innocent citizens now. According to Follman’s study,“ since 1982 there have been at least 61 mass murders carried out with firearms across the United States, with the killings unfolding in 30 states from Massachusetts to Hawaii” (Follman 119). It shows that many criminals have guns and many people are under the fear state of being killed. As a result, it made the topic whether the government should control guns more strictly more controversial. Gun control is defined as a way that aim for “protecting the safety of citizens through limits on and regulation of firearms” (“GUN CONTROL:A.”). The government of United States could make gun control stricter in two ways. One is controlling the number of people who can legally posses a gun more strictly. The other is controlling the amount of time that the people could posses a gun. For example, the person who want to posses a gun should have a healthy mental state and no criminal record. In order to make sure the citizens have the sense of security, the government should also know the type of things the people who possess a gun used it for. Due to making the control on guns stricter, the life will be better. This argument will be discussed in three aspect: making the control over guns stricter could help to reduce suicide rate and save some people’s lives. Making the control over

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