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...
Issue: Gun Ownership
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...
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...
GUN OWNERSHIP IN AMERICA
Gun Ownership in America and our Second Amendment Rights
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...
Are there any legitimate restrictions on gun ownership?
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
United States, as a country which has a freedom right to own a gun, and it also has the highest position in the world ranking of firearm ownership. (Rogers, 2012) Nevertheless, the rate of gun crime increases as the amount of gun ownership increases bigger. According to Palmer (2015), the firearm-related...
Running Head: RESTRICTIONS ON GUN OWNERSHIP
Are there any Legitimate Restrictions on Gun Ownership?
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...
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...
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...
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...
District of Columbia Gun Ban
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...
Gun Safety: An Alternative for America
Timothy L. Jones
April 11, 2010
Instructor: Aileen Journey
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Head: GUN RESTRICTIONS 1
ARE THERE ANY LEGITIMATE RESTRICTIONS ON GUN OWNERSHIP?
Informal Logic 103
Instructor Sharon Jumper
October 14, 2013
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...
HOMICIDE RATES AND GUN OWNERSHIP 1
The Relationship between Homicide Rates and Gun Ownership
JingYu Xiong (ALEX)
The relationship between homicide rates and gun ownership ...
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...
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...
William Macklin, Sue Pina, Thomas Smith, Norman Vik
July 14, 2013
Dr. Barry McCrary
Policy Making Steps
Gun control in America is a topic that can...