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 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...

  3. Gun Ownership in America

    GUN OWNERSHIP IN AMERICA Gun Ownership in America and our Second Amendment Rights Emil Lemay Strayer University Abstract It is estimated that there are roughly 200 million privately owned firearms in America. This equals approximately one firearm to each person living here. This country is split...

  4. Gun Ownership

    The Private Gun Ownership Should be Banned? Today , gun ownership is not a strange topic for everyone. If you search the key word “gun ownership in America” there will be approximately 3.670.000 results. In the United States, you can have your own gun when you have a handgun permit. According to Wikipedia...

  5. 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...

  6. Gun Control, Right and Issues in Contemporary America

    Guns. Firearms. Weapons. To many, these words summon many different feelings, thoughts, and ideas. Some people may have visions of war that they may have seen in a movie. Some might think of yesterday’s headline in the newspaper. For some, the very words might bring personal painful memories of crime...

  7. Gun Control: about gun ownership & laws that should restrict it

    law that restricts gun ownership or any other weapon from everyday law abiding citizens. When the subject of gun control is addressed many questions are raised, such as who should be allowed to own guns? And in what circumstance should guns be allowed? Many would like to ban guns completely, but that...

  8. Ban on Gun Ownership

    A ban on gun ownership What first comes to your mind when you hear the word gun? Do you feel happy, relieved and excited? If yes, then you had better seek help from a psychologist. A gun itself is not dangerous. It becomes a disastrous weapon when it is carried and misused by human. Gun-related tragedies...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. Gun Ownership Edit

    The Right of Gun Ownership The Right of Gun Ownership Since the beginning of recorded history, crime has been an element of every society. Throughout most of that history, the right to self-defense and protection of property has been understood. When crimes are committed involving a gun in this country...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. Gun Control. Oppose or Support?

    Gun Control Many of us assume we must either oppose or support gun control. Not so. We have a range of alternatives. Even this way of speaking oversimplifies our choices since there are two distinct scales on which to place alternatives. One scale concerns the degree to which guns should be abolished...

  17. Gun Ownership

    Ryan Cain College Writing Gun Ownership The issue of gun ownership by private American citizens is one has recently found its way to the very top of the docket in many different forums; from media outlets to lobbyists to legislatures and voters, everyone holds some opinion of whether to allow, and...

  18. The Relationship between Homicide Rates and Gun Ownership

    HOMICIDE RATES AND GUN OWNERSHIP 1 The Relationship between Homicide Rates and Gun Ownership JingYu Xiong (ALEX) ELS The relationship between homicide rates and gun ownership ...

  19. 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...

  20. 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,...

  21. Gun Control in America

    Gun Rights In America Throughout history, guns have been employed as a weapon of both offense and defense. A movement that advocates for the banning of these weapons has been ongoing for a number of years in America. Fortunately, the United States Constitution's Second Amendment has blunted the drive...

  22. Gun Control

     Gun Control Christopher Carrasco ENGLISH 24FEB2015 Mrs. Gains Gun Control When dealing with guns the main thing is to be able to control this dangerous instrument. The Nation as a whole needs to be aware of gun trafficking and its effects on our...

  23. Restrictions on Gun Ownership

    Running Head: RESTRICTIONS ON GUN OWNERSHIP Are there any Legitimate Restrictions on Gun Ownership? Steve PHI103: Informal Logic The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution gives the citizens of America the right of the people to bear arms. This was adopted with the rest of the...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. legal gun ownership

    discharging of a firearm)[in Ireland]jumped by 54% between 2003 and 2007, from 211 incidents to 325”(“Gun crime alarm”). “In 2005, the most recent year for which official records exist, there were 11,346 gun-related killings in the United States. In England and Wales there were 50 homicides involving firearms...

  27. 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....

  28. 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...

  29. Pro or Con Private Gun Ownership

    The United States Supreme Court has ruled that gun ownership is a fundamental right of the citizens of the United States. There are some citizens that feel that they can now own any weapon that they want. There are still certain guns that are illegal for the average citizen to own these are weapons that...

  30. 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...