Gun Control Laws Gun Control Nisha Patel English_135 Professor: Jensen What is gun control? Gun control is limiting the access to guns (whether hand guns, rifles, assault weapons) for ones’ own good and protection. Whether for or against, people need to agree to disagree, however, the public also needs to be able to come to a compromise on this issue. Laws need to be reviewed and changed if needed so that we as civilians are able to understand and follow them as well as the professionals. Everyone has an opinion for this issue and no one is trying to change that.
Taser Patricia A. Garey-Stokes English Composition 2 August 9, 2010 Abstract The issue of deaths from state to state caused by police officers use of tasers and how it affects peoples’ lives. Some states are in the midst of doing something about the problem. The amount of Taser deaths has grown more and more over time with the use of tasers. Governments are trying to change when and how an officer uses their taser guns and how it is necessary not to harm both the offender and the user. Families of the victims are suing police departments for the misuse of their taser guns, which resulted in the deaths of their love ones.
Enye Synthesis Paper Learn to Keep Living “Roughly 16,272 murders were committed in the United States during 2008. Of these, about 10,886 or 67% were committed with firearms” (Source A). There are many overwhelming statistics regarding gun violence. The presence of guns in our country endangers the lives of American citizens. Guns are barbaric and cause chaos, therefore, Congress must learn from past shooting and institute constitutional laws to insure the safety of the American public.
You’ve to find out who has the access to those guns, especially when people are irrational, deranged and so forth. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) stated “the worst thing we can do is create a false sense of security. Graham also states that he’s open o establishing a commission to help members understand what they could logically do to prevent mass murder. Sen. Marco Rubio (R. Fla.) said there were “specific ideas” that could be debated, but he is committed to protect what is a constitutional right. Analysis Republicans don’t agree with the assault weapon bans.
Javier Hernandez Informative Essay Gun control has been under fire since incidents like Sandy Hook and Columbine and many Americans feel our laws on gun control are missing the target. In light of this, the Second Amendment, specifically the right to bear Arms is a very controversial topic. With the increase in crimes involving guns, “32000 gun deaths a year” (Beauchamp 2) and the mass production of automatic weapons the discussion over what the right to bear arms actually means is at the for front of many political and everyday discussions. With this in mind my paper will serve to clarify and educate the reader on what is entailed in the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms. The Second Amendment protects the rights of individuals to keep and bear arms with or without being a member of any militia.
(2013, September 25). Knee-Jerk Prohibition of New Drugs Out-of-Step With Momentum for Sentencing and Drug Policy Reform. In The Daily Chronic. Retrieved November 1, 2013, from http://www.thedailychronic.net/2013/25695/u-s-senate-hearing-synthetic-drugs-offers-failed-drug-war-policies-past/ Price, E. (2013, May 29). Synthetic drug calls down since law passed.
What does motivate people to kill someone with a gun? There has been many gun violence throughout history. “Guns and Violence” by an unknown author states that “blame is placed on everything from violence in the media, video games, and music to the popularity of gun ownership and what some feel are overly lenient gun laws”. This author believes that the United States is facing a gun-violence crisis. From what I have heard on CNN or FOX News, I also believe that the United States has an unbelievable numbers of murders.