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60 Free Essays on Gun Ownership

  1. Gun Control

    , the article Kates (2007) makes a comparison between the United States and other European countries. This source shows that the countries of Russia, Luxembourg and Poland were the countries with the lowest rate of gun ownership, but they were also the countries with the highest murder rates. In...

  2. Gun Control Madness

    outweigh their rights to own guns. On the other hand, anti-gun advocates see this as a sign that this shooting, as well as others in the past, are sufficient reasons to completely ban the private ownership of guns in the United States. In light of the shooting in Colorado, gun ownership rights and...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Gun Safety: an Alternative for America

    and against gun control, and many cases came before them for decades. Handgun and firearm enthusiasts hold the position that gun ownership should continue unaffected by any governmental agency or court. Gun control groups have been lobbying for stricter measures to come from Congress on the control...

  7. 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...

  8. The Nra

    patriotic supporters of the Second Amendment. The NRA serves one sole purpose in the U.S., and that is to promote: marksmanship, firearm safety, protection of hunting, self-defence, and gun ownership rights. The group bases its political position on the fact that firearm ownership is a civil liberty...

  9. 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...

  10. Law Essay Draft

    ESSAY OUTLINE AND PLANNING GUIDE TOPIC: The 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...

  11. Gun Control

    focus must increase crime control rather than gun control. They say less guns will not help bring the gun violence figures down. They argue for different laws to curb gun violence such as gun trafficking law. Third, this group argues that more guns will reduce gun violence. They say as gun ownership...

  12. Gun Control

    Mensah Kwame English April 8, 2013 "Should 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Gun Control, Right and Issues in Contemporary America

    throughout the 1990’s Russia had a murder rate that was three times as high as the gun wielding United States. While American gun ownership is quite high, many other developed nations (e.g., Norway, Finland, Germany, France, Denmark) have high rates of gun ownership also. “These countries, however...

  15. Persuasive Essay for Gun Control

    by people with some type of mental disorder and for this reason should be among those not able to buy guns. Some may feel that going through this process will be an inconvenience to them but this inconvenience could help reduce the chances of the wrong type of person obtaining a gun. Gun ownership...

  16. None of Your Business

    right to bear should be negotiable. Most gun control activists don’t dispute the right to own a gun. However, they believe that adding stipulations to gun ownership is not a restriction of a citizen’s rights. Preventing gun owners from buying especially dangerous arms like assault rifles is...

  17. The Road

    . Guns and Society: The Score in the Real World – Guns and society in the real world is explained to contrast the situation in McCarthy’s novel. 3. Pros to Gun Ownership – What proponents of gun ownership say about owning guns. 4. Cons to Gun Ownership – Why supporters of gun control want stricter...

  18. Persuasive Research Paper

    privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 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...

  19. Gun Control. Oppose or Support?

    that I address later. Others might claim that gun ownership is an essential element for the flourishing of a proper citizen. A proper citizen, on this view, is one capable of providing for and defending his family. Although each citizen can fend for himself, citizens come together to form a...

  20. Should American Gun Laws Be Reformed

    the USA to countries with similar levels of gun ownership. 3. I aim to discuss if there are effective ways to reduce gun violence in the USA whilst retaining the right to bear arms. USA gun laws The Second Amendment is the part of the US Bill of Rights that protects the right of US citizens...

  21. gun control

    that vary significantly among their states. Proponents of gun control generally argue the dangers of widespread gun ownership. Opponents argue that gun control does not reduce gun-related injuries, murder, or suicide, and some argue that certain regulations may violate individual liberties...

  22. Paper on something

    . Secondly, research has been done all over the place on whether high gun ownership makes a country more or less safe and I think everyone would be surprised to know the truth on the matter. And as Obama said, “If we can save even one child.... we have the obligation to try.” That speaks for itself. Our...

  23. Steroid Case

    Control 1984).The issue of gun control has only arisen recently in modern society. The anti-gun advocates maintain that in our democratic society there isn’t a need for private gun ownership and that gun laws have been abused. One of the strongest pro-gun arguments is the simple incontrovertible...

  24. Gun Control

    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. In almost every state, the right to own a gun is greatly defended more than the freedom of...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. Gun Control

    rifles with barrels shorter than 16 inches. It also controls the ownership of sound suppressors, ammunition, and explosives. The current laws also dictate the manufacturer of firearms, ammunition, and explosives. The federal government leaves individual gun ownership up to the individual states...

  28. Is Owning a Handgun an Individual Right?

    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 Framers intended the...

  29. Finance Article Comparison Project 2

    of 50 percent in the 1970s, but the number has stayed relatively stable since the 2000s, hovering right around 35 percent. Perhaps the most surprising decrease has been in the South United States. Gun ownership in this region has decreased from 65 percent in the 1970s to less than 40 percent of...

  30. Public Opinion Supports Gun Control

    on supporting gun rights. According to the survey from Pew Research Center in April 2012, it shows that solid majority American people are supporting right to own guns than control ownership recently. The chart (see chart) obviously show that the different between protect the right of American to...