Ethics Essay

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Ethics 445 Week 4 assignment Prof. Escoffery Nikita Patel 2/4/13 1.Introduction: Firearms a. Amendment II- A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a Free state, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. b. Thesis: Firearms regulation in the United States should be revised. c. Firearms regulation in the United States should be revised because of the high violence cases, misuse of the gun, and innocent people being killed. 1. The use of firearms has been taken advantage of which increase the rate of murder. d. “In 2011 - the latest year for which detailed statistics are available - there were 12,664 murders in the US. Of those, 8,583 were caused by firearms.” e. There is high number of murders due to the right of carrying guns. 2. Firearms have been misused which lead to murders. f. The misuse of firearms has increased dramatically where a lot of people are murder because they think they have the right to carry the gun due to the first amendment. g. The gun is also misuse to do robbery or threaten people. 3. The use of firearms also has killed a lot of innocent people. h. The school incident that happen in Connecticut which killed 28 innocent children’s and teachers because of the right to have a gun. i. In 2011, there were well over 9,000 gun-related homicides (nearly 70 percent of all homicides committed), or roughly three per 100,000 population, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 4. Conclusion: The Firearms regulation should be revised because of the high violence cases, misuse of the gun, and kills innocent people. I think that the government should revise the regulation of firearms. I think that because firearms has increased the rate of violence, misused the gun, and killed innocent people. The

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