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...
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....
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...
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...
Topic Paper 2
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
"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...
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...
stricter gun control argue that broad gun rights inhibit the government from fulfilling that responsibility. Gun rights supporters promote firearms for self-defense, hunting, and sporting activities. A further motivation is defense from tyranny.
Gun control advocates say that keeping guns out...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Gun control: Does it really help?
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Head: GUN RESTRICTIONS 1
ARE THERE ANY LEGITIMATE RESTRICTIONS ON GUN OWNERSHIP?
Informal Logic 103
Instructor Sharon Jumper
October 14, 2013
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...
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...
“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...
Gun Control Laws
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...
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...