Gun Control Essay

4295 WordsDec 8, 201318 Pages
Running head: GUN CONTROL AND PROTECTING OUR RIGHTS AS AMERICANS 1 GUN CONTROL AND PROTECTING OUR RIGHTS AS AMERICANS EDWARDO ESPINAL PARK UNIVERSITY GUN CONTROL AND PROTECTING OUR RIGHTS AS AMERICANS 2 You recently picked up a newspaper or turned on to see the news you may have question what is happening in our schools and begin to think whether our schools are still safe places for children. Recent school shootings have set feared in many parents about their children’s safety in our schools. Since last year, number of school shootings by students have occurred regularly... "Society refuses to take responsibility by locking up their armed weapons.” Said by a schoolteacher. Who should we blame for this? Should we blame the parents, teachers, schools or our government? Gun control policies in the United States are designed to place checks and balances on gun ownership. Many of these laws outline limitations and restrictions as to who can own a gun in order to provide all citizens with a sense of security and control. Crimes dealing with guns, which include murders, assaults and other violent crimes statistically, are linked to younger population of Americans. Before blaming anyone, we must hear what two sides of gun control have to say. It is very wise to debate on a topic that has concerned all of us since last few years before making our decision. Since this is a debate paper we have try to present both side of the issue through our answers. Very first question that arise in people’s minds after witnessing the horrible tragedies is should we have more gun control laws? Many of us differ on this issue. We have found lots of argument on this question. Proponents of gun more gun control laws feared that until stronger gun control measures are taken there will be future tragedies

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