Free Essays on Gun Ownership

  1. Gun Ownership

    Gun Ownership A well known fact, the United States of America is the largest private gun ownership in the world. The shooting happened frequently has caused wide public concern over the recent years. Nowadays, the gun ownership has been a hotly debated issue on all classes of society; even it has...

  2. Gun Control

    Gun control Name Professor Institution Date Introduction The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution proclaims the right to bear arms by any American citizen (Lund, 1987). Gun ownership rights have aroused many controversial debates in the nation....

  3. Gun Control

    prove or disprove the hypothesis of the less gun control we have will result in a decrease in murder rates. After analyzing the findings, the majority of the articles advocated that the correlation between gun control and murder rates is that the less gun control equals less murder rates. This is due...

  4. Should American Gun Laws Be Reformed

    Should American gun laws be reformed? America is under ever mounting pressure to reform its gun laws. Overall, 337,960 gun related crimes and 31,000 firearms deaths a year results in America having the highest rate of firearm crime and death in the western world. America’s gun violence is so remarkably...

  5. Finance Article Comparison Project 2

    2 Topic Paper 2 Primary Article: Gun sales have boomed in the United States since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last December, but a New York Times article published earlier this month claims that the share of American households with guns has actually declined over the past four...

  6. Gun Control

    Private Gun Ownership Be Banned?" Widespread gun ownership in a community could provide a general deterrent to criminal predation, lowering the risk to owners and non-owners alike. But widespread gun ownership could also lead to increased risks of various sorts, including the possibility that guns will...

  7. District of Columbia Gun Ban

    District of Columbia Gun Ban Introduction In 1975, Washington D.C. enacted the Firearms Controlled Regulations Act which prohibited residents from owning handguns to deter violence. By passing this law, the District of Columbia violated the Second Amendment, which grants the rights of all...

  8. US History

    History of gun control in the United States Guns, like many other issues of the day, have two distinct opposing views with many people in the gray area. Even when looking at a tragic situation, people will have two opposite spins on it. For instance, if a suicidal madman on top of the Empire...

  9. gun control

    Gun controls are laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, and use of firearms. They vary greatly around the world. Some countries, such as the United Kingdom, have very strict limits on gun possession while others, like the United States, have laws that...

  10. Ethicality of Gun Ownership for Civilians in the Philippines

    Ethicality of Gun Ownership for Civilians in the Philippines In this paper, we will argue that prohibition of gun ownership for civilians/ non-commissioned citizens is unethical and impractical. We will assert that prohibition of guns will not resolve crimes and will not eliminate accidents. Our...

  11. Tougher Gun Control Laws

    Do We Need Tougher Gun Control Laws? One of the most controversial issues in our society today is the topic of private gun ownership and gun control laws. This controversy has arisen mostly due to the different ways that the second constitutional amendment is interpreted. The amendment states that...

  12. Gun Control

    Fathers held to equal importance as the Constitution itself. Whether or not gun control laws work, the fact of the matter is that these kinds of laws directly violate the constitution. The consequences of such laws that take away guns that could potentially be counterproductive; they exacerbate the problem...

  13. pros and cons of gun control

    Gun control pros and cons have been discussed innumerable times. They have been thoroughly analyzed in gun control debates. But since both the advocates and opponents of gun control stick to their positions, the issue remains unresolved. I am listing below a few important gun control pros and cons and...

  14. Paper on something

    Gun Control Laws Dylan Butterfass As the world evolves and grows the people in it also grow and evolves. Today, in America, we are faced with the problem of gun violence. America, being the country that most freely allows its citizens to own guns, has the 13th worst gun violence in the...

  15. Are There Any Legitimate Restrictions on Gun Ownership?

    Are there any legitimate restrictions on gun ownership? Tom Callewaert PHI 103 Instructor:  Peter Ingenhutt February 12, 2012 Are there any legitimate restrictions on gun ownership? The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights that...

  16. Gun Control

    bear arms by any American citizen (Lund, 1987). Gun ownership rights have aroused many controversial debates in the nation. In almost every state, the right to own a gun is greatly defended more than the freedom of expression. The subject of gun ownership is a hot issue, and Americans feel that the infringement...

  17. Adam Paper 4 Advocate

    Your Rights: Keep a Gun Close By Adam Com 101-201 Persuasive Essay 23 September 2014 Should Americans have the right to own a gun? The second amendment...

  18. Is Owning a Handgun an Individual Right?

    region. It is my belief that handgun ownership remain protected as an individual right to American citizens as that of any other individual right as stated by the Constitution. Since the ratification of the 2nd amendment in 1791, the issue of handgun ownership has been debated as whether or not the...

  19. Gun Control

    Gun Control William Macklin, Sue Pina, Thomas Smith, Norman Vik AJS/582 July 14, 2013 Dr. Barry McCrary Policy Making Steps Gun control in America is a topic that can...

  20. libertarian gun control

    The Libertarian’s View on Gun Control The debate over the restrictions of gun control is centered on the Second Amendment to the Constitution, which gives people the right to bear arms. Gun control supporters believe that this explicit right does not extend to ownership of military-style firearms...

  21. The Nra

    self-defence, and gun ownership rights. The group bases its political position on the fact that firearm ownership is a civil liberty protected by the Second Amendment which comes from the Bill of Rights. American gun culture is based on the right to own a gun and to protect oneself. Gun culture originated...

  22. Gun Ownership

    Issue: Gun Ownership INTRODUCTION: I. Attention Getter: "And that the said Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the Press, or the rights of Conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their...

  23. Adam Paper 4 Advocate

    Your Rights: Keep a Gun Close By Adam Com 101-201 Persuasive Essay 23 September 2014 Should Americans have the right to own a gun? The second amendment...

  24. Barack Obama and the Right to Bear Arms

    "Address Gun Violence in Cities: As president, Barack Obama would repeal the Tiahrt Amendment ... Obama and Biden also favor commonsense measures that respect the Second Amendment rights of gun owners, while keeping guns away from children and from criminals who shouldn't have them. They support closing...

  25. Gun Safety: an Alternative for America

    Gun Safety: An Alternative for America Timothy L. Jones COM/220 April 11, 2010 Instructor: Aileen Journey Introduction There exists a palpable set of problems in this country, which are high crime rates and many accidental shootings. Both challenges mask the genuine issues,...

  26. Are There any Legitimate Restrictions on Gun Ownership

    Head: GUN RESTRICTIONS 1 ARE THERE ANY LEGITIMATE RESTRICTIONS ON GUN OWNERSHIP? Informal Logic 103 Instructor Sharon Jumper October 14, 2013 GUN RESTRICTIONS...

  27. Gun Control

    English 1302 5th march 2013 Sides of Crime Control Gun control laws have been surrounded by controversy since The Bill of Rights, including the Second amendment was passed in the congress. "A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep...

  28. ndzcnk

    stricter gun control argue that broad gun rights inhibit the government from fulfilling that responsibility.[2][3] Gun rights supporters promote firearms for self-defense, hunting, and sporting activities.[4] A further motivation is defense from tyranny.[4] Gun control advocates say that keeping guns out...

  29. DOES THE RIGHT TO BEAR FIREARMS HAVE A PLACE IN KENYAN LAW?

    individual firearm ownership should therefore be weighed against yardstick requirements in the ingredients of rights to see whether it is indeed a right or just a privilege. The ends to be met by the said firearm ownership are therefore material, so that the greater the need for firearm ownership, the more likely...

  30. Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns

    In “Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns,” Molly Ivies uses strong sarcasm and emotional language to question the meaning of the second amendment and justifications of gun ownership. Ivins states that while she supports the second amendment, she believes that its current application conflicts...