Essays Tagged: "Gun politics"

Rogerian Argument - handguns in US

For some time now the question of whether or not handguns should be legal to allcitizens has haunted our society. Is it morally right for anyone to carry ... l hold true today?These question are ones that have been thrown back and forth between pro and anti gunusers for some time and will probably continue for some time longer.There are people who say hand ... e unneededaccidents. There have been several incidents where a child in the household has mistakena gun for a toy and has injured themself or others. Also there have been occasions wherecareless gun o ...

(2 pages) 200 1 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Gun Control

Gun control has been a hot topic for very long time. People on the anti-gun control side believe tha ... side believe that gun ownership is a Constitutional right backed by the Second Amendment. The anti-gun believe that you should be able to posses and own any firearm. They also believe that gun laws o ... es and own any firearm. They also believe that gun laws only restrict the law abiding citizens. Pro-gun control believe that guns are the backbone to our crime problem. They also believe that gun laws ...

(5 pages) 116 0 4.2 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun control.

Gun Control"38,000 people died from gunshot wounds in 1991 in the United States" (Huelsman 99). "The ... the rate in Great Britain, and seven times higher than Japan's" (Huelsman 99). When people mention gun control, many things come to mind which include the second amendment rights, school shootings, t ... things come to mind which include the second amendment rights, school shootings, the Brady law, and gun violence. All of these issues have prompted a controversy over guns and whether or not they are ...

(8 pages) 277 2 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gun Control.

This is a grade 10 level essay on Gun control. It takes the argumentative form.Gun Control versus Easy Access Of FirearmsIntroduction( ... ntrol versus Easy Access Of FirearmsIntroduction(Issue/Topic of the essay ) Individual ownership of guns (your position on this issue) should be strictly supervised via gun control as this may reduce ... n a moment of great anger. Young children have been known to have accidentally found their parents' gun with fatal consequences. Criminals will not be discouraged from using guns without stricter regu ...

(8 pages) 346 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

A Modest Proposal for Gun Control today.

Gun ControlA wave of high-profile school shootings has placed gun control at the top of the public a ... public agenda for the past couple of years. Politicians are engaged in frantic attempts to prevent gun violence or at least give the appearance of doing so. Celebrities have lately added to this caus ... f circulation. Crime rates have fallen dramatically in these areas. Now apply the same reasoning to gun violence. Only a very small percentage of guns are used to commit crimes. Law-abiding citizens d ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Gun Control - Against (Con)

This essay talks about the rights of owning a gun. Gun control is becoming a major issue, many people support gun rights and others don't. The ees ... becoming a major issue, many people support gun rights and others don't. The eesay talks about why guns should not be banned. Guns don't cause crimes, it's the few people who use it.----------------- ... few people who use it.-----------------------------------------------------------In today's world, gun control is a major issue. There are many reasons why gun control is a big issue. There are some ...

(1 pages) 84 3 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Issue of Gun Control

e on a rise. Statistics Canada reports that approximately 60% of violent crimes are committed using guns, up from 40% a few decades ago. The number of gun-related crimes has risen by over 10% over the ... led with reports about violent crimes. One might ask why the increase, and the simple answer is lax gun control laws and mild punishment for illegal gun possession. If Canadians want to feel safer, th ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Gun Control

Gun control is a vital issue in today's society. On one hand, having "the right to bear arms" can pr ... otect a family from a prowler, but on the other, with so many publicized school shootings recently; guns in the home seem to not be such a good idea. Many people believe there should be a stricter pol ... e others believe that it would be a violation of our rights. My thought is this: why not modify the gun policy allowing only people who are trained and licensed to obtain regular hand guns, therefore ...

(3 pages) 59 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gun control ~ add some current laws on topic

facts have to out weigh peoples opinions. The lives Americans could be put into danger because of a gun or an assault weapon. Unfortunately in the Us it isn't uncommon to hear about how a gun was used ... the Us it isn't uncommon to hear about how a gun was used in a crime or when some student brought a gun into school. Stricter gun control should be assessed. If a child can get a hold of a gun then so ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gun Control

s my conclusion:In the current American society there are between approximately 100 and 140 million guns. Since the beginning of man there has been murder, theft, and power struggles. Who is to say th ... and power struggles. Who is to say that the gun is responsible for this fault of the human species? Gunpowder wasn't invented until thousands of years after the first man/woman.The bottom line is the ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun Control

Would stricter gun laws keep them out of criminal hands? Or maybe the question should be, "How can making gun laws ... gun laws stricter keep them out of criminal hands?'. The only answer to that would be, it wouldn't. Guns have become such a big issue in not only America, but all around the world. In Ivin's essay, 'G ... ot only America, but all around the world. In Ivin's essay, 'Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns', she suggests that we adopt stricter gun laws, the same laws that are currently enforced in Eu ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gun Control.

Ten-thousand, five-hundred, twenty-seven people die a year in a handgunrelated incidents in the United States. This number, by far, out weighs thosegun related deaths i ... is the reason for such drastic differences in numbers? The lattermentioned countries have stricter gun control laws and they require bare armsafety courses. These laws have a direct relationship to t ... aws and they require bare armsafety courses. These laws have a direct relationship to the number of gundeaths which occur each year from country to country. Perhaps if the U.S. wouldadopt some of thos ...

(2 pages) 21 1 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gun Control

Gun Control Gun control is one of the biggest problems in today "˜s society. There are ... est problems in today "˜s society. There are a number of people who believe that we have harsh gun control laws. My personal belief is that there should be specific gun laws that are carefully pl ... should be specific gun laws that are carefully planned and well thought out. The problem is not the guns; is the people that improperly use them. I am disappointed to see how gradually the government ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.0 May/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Banning Of Guns

The Banning of Guns I am doing my report on the banning of guns in the United Stated of America. I ... I am doing my report on the banning of guns in the United Stated of America. I do no think that guns should be banned from the Untied States of America because there is one reason they would be ba ... s of America because there is one reason they would be banned for, people shooting one another. But guns are not only used for killing people, they are used for many other things too. People use them ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Gun Ownership Control

the individual and the state. There are currently many demands for uniform and stricter control on gun ownership as there have occurred situations whereby responsible citizens have been shocked by th ... cked by the use of guns in a ruthless manner. For instance, the tragedy of Port Arthur in Australia.Gun control legislations may stop crime completely; however it will reduce the occurrence of violent ...

(2 pages) 25 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

In one instant a sudden accidental finger movement, joke, impulse

oke, impulse can change a life forever. Stricter dun control laws could help decrease the number of gun shot wounds and deaths.Approximately one year ago some young teenage boys broke into my Grandma' ... wanted to go for a joyride. When they realized my grandma was there one on the young boys pulled a gun on her, although they didn't shoot her it so easily could have happened. These boys were only 16 ...

(6 pages) 411 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Do we need tougher gun control laws?

Do We Need Tougher Gun Control Laws?By Nathan PabonThe age old debate of whether we should have stricter gun control la ... tify themselves as Republicans or Democrats. There are, of course, pros and cons of having stricter gun control laws. My view on the matter, is that the cons outweigh the pros making it seem not worth ... outweigh the pros making it seem not worth the effort of making stricter laws for firearms.Stricter gun control laws actually keep people less safe. What our superiors seem to not understand is that c ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues