“You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you do not enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons. It 's not the law-abiding citizens. It 's not the person who uses it as a hobby” (Steele). Gun control laws are made to keep people safe, but that does not necessarily mean that they are one-hundred percent effective.
Grifin M. Price Kendra Gallos English III H 3/21/18 Gun Control Will Not Solve Anything Guns are given a bad reputation because of the terrors that can be committed by people who want to cause harm. Those who are gun control advocates wish to ban certain weapons without basis, ban certain weapon attachments, and restrict the rights of the second amendment. Gun control supporters base their opinion on statistics about gun violence that use a portion of data that is not about gun violence just to boost the value of the number.
Amendments of course make your liberty excessively known but it should not get to the point that people should fear getting shot while out walking late at night or doing daily usual things in their
Firearms aren’t the only thing that can be dangerous, yet chemistry majors create explosives without any concern. Guns aren’t the only thing that people should be concerned about, yet they overlook other dangerous factors. For example, chemistry majors don’t go through background
In today’s society, one of the most alienating issues in American politics is gun control. More specifically, the issue is whether or not guns should be banned in the United States. Some people would say that guns should be banned because it would reduce crime as a whole and keep citizens safer. These people, enthusiasts of stricter gun laws, fear being safe in their country where there are so many people who have access to guns. Opponents of this argument, however, also fear losing safety.
Lets admit what it is and make it difficult to get one if you have problems. I want to solve a public safety issue by keeping it out of the hands of people with mental issues and criminal backgrounds. Even the NRA seems to support this. The problem is the current system meant to do this does not
This shows that video games were not the cause of this tragedy, but that we need stricter gun laws and regulations on who owns guns. Furthermore, the source reveals..” Harper-Mercer was known as a recluse who was obsessed with violent gaming and the digital world, even finding supporters on those sites. On an anonymous chat room website called 4chan, there are messages that talk about what he was planning to do. ”(Fletcher 2).
Are violent video games responsible for real-life violence? Are children who have grown up playing graphic games more aggressive than their peers? Did violent video games inspire mass killings, usually done by young adults, such as the Newtown massacre? Scientists and psychologists have been studying violent video games and their connection to aggression and violence in the real world for decades. These questions have recently resurfaced after Vice President Joe Biden stated that research should be conducted on violence and violent video games after the recent controversial debate over gun control.
In contrast to the ethos of the Chevrolet advertisement, Henry Jenkins masterfully employs logos to deconstruct myths centered around the idea that videogames are dangerous and are connected to youth violence. Jenkins says that there is a large gap, “between the public's perception of video games and what the research actually shows,” and many of those perceptions are based on an emotional response and the facts are meant to counter that. The audience of Jenkins’s endeavor would fall on the neutral side of things because they would be the ones who don’t necessarily have an already formed opinion on the subject and would be most willing to listen and allow themselves to be persuaded by statistics and information backed up by research. Throughout
First and foremost, banning guns will not stop criminals from obtaining and committing crimes with them. Furthermore, guns don’t kill people; people kill people. Lastly, guns prevent the government from becoming tyrannical and oppressive. At first, one may think that banning guns would be a superb solution to the growing problem of gun violence.