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

    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...

  3. 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....

  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. 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...

  6. The Second Ammendment

    matter has not been brought to a close. Nevertheless, the debates on gun ownership has resulted into the determination and wording of the Second Amendment of the US constitution. According to a section of the citizenry, the ownership of fire arms cannot be regarded as a matter of personal right as the...

  7. Persuasive Research Paper

    14th amendments. Gun ownership is as much a form of civil rights as the freedom of the press, freedom of speech, or the freedom of religion. Gun control debates are constantly being addressed because of crime with both sides possessing compelling arguments for or against it. While guns are commonly used...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. Law Essay Draft

    effects of gun ownership and gun culture in the USA vs. the gun culture and gun ownership in Canada. DETAILS / THESIS: What is the relationship between Gun Culture in the United States and Canada, and how does it affect Canadian society and Canadian law? POINT #1: Gun Ownership and Gun Culture in...

  16. None of Your Business

    GUNS MAKE IT EASIER FOR PEOPLE TO KILL PEOPLE – why would you want this to be easier?” The preservation of life and liberty can make killing people a necessity. Why would you want the preservation of life and liberty to be any more difficult than necessary? If you set a gun on a table and left it there...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. As Gun Crime Increases, Should Individuals Be Able to Own Guns for Their Own Protection?

    As crime rate increases, should individuals own guns for their own protection? Recent years have been witnessing significant increase in the rate of violent crimes in the US. This prompts us to bring the issue of firearm ownership for protection purposes into discussion. There has been long lasting...

  20. Persuasive Essay for Gun Control

    Persuasive Essay for Gun Control Guns do not kill people, people kill people. This is a commonly used argument when gun control is the topic. Assuming that the latter part of this statement is true then why does it seem that our system is making it easy to equip these people with the means to kill....

  21. Gun Control: Does It Really Help?

    Gun control: Does it really help? 2007 Thesis Gun control does not help. It does not lessen the number of committed crimes. It does not help even if gun control entails ownership certificate; or whether the name of the owner is introduced. It also does not help authorities fight or prevent crime...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. The Road

    Exploring a Society Where Gun Control Has Gone Awry McCarthy’s The Road: Exploring a Society Where Gun Control Has Gone Awry Outline 1. Introduction – The issue of gun control is exhibited in McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic novel The Road. 2. Guns and Society: The Score...

  26. Gun Control Madness

    Gun Control Madness In the wake of ridiculous tragedies, such as the recent madness, chaos, and murder perpetrated upon the innocent citizens of Aurora, Colorado, we find the politicians and experts polishing their arguments over gun control begin. Shamelessly, the initial conversation of neither...

  27. 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,...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...