Why Guns Should Not Be Allowed On College Campuses

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In 2007, there was a shooting at Virginia Tech University, leading to thirty-three people were killed and fifteen were wounded. Many of the victims were students and shot in dorm and a classroom building. The murderer was senior-level undergraduate student. He was diagnosed with a severe anxiety disorders known as selective autism and major depressive disorders. Most people do not know what guns can cause the world. Guns should not be allowed on college campuses because it will increase violence, and they can be dangerous. First, guns should not be allowed on college campuses because it will increase violence. On average, thirty two Americans are murdered with guns every day and one hundred and forty are treated for a gun assault in an emergency room. Also, fifty-one people kill themselves, and forty-five people are shot or killed …show more content…

People do not like to be around something that is not safe. For instance, people with mental issue are the most dangerous to be around with because no one would have no idea what is going through their mind with guns. Those people who are mentally unstable can cause chaos in campuses. Like, people with mental issue cannot be control without someone professional. It will be hard for police officers to save many people. Also, guns could accidentally go off if it is in the student backpack and it dropped and could hurt someone. According to Admiral William H. McRaven a Texas Chancellor, “We survivors do not think that it is a good idea to have guns on campus. There is no evidence that a bill like SB 11 would do anything to stop a mass shooting, but SB 11 would make the average day on campus more dangerous in an environment where students are dealing with failing grades, alcohol abuse, relationship problems” (McRaven). People should think about the future on how many people lives are taken because of guns on campus and should decrease the

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