Essays Tagged: "Handgun"

Gun control...is it a problem

Ten-thousand, five-hundred, twenty-seven people die a year in a handgun related incidents in the United States. This number, by far, out weighs those gun related de ... the United States it takes anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks to get a permit to carry a handgun. However, in most crimes committed with a handgun, the gun isn't even licensed. More authori ... andgun, the gun isn't even licensed. More authority is necessary to control the illegal handling of handguns. In England, guns which are permitted for hunting are required to be signed out, purpose of ...

(2 pages) 122 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun Control

istered another law called the Bradey Law.The Bradey Law makes a five day wait on the purchase of a handgun so a check canbe run on the persons background. None of these laws have decreased the amount ... three percent of all gun related crimes in 1993. Most ofthe crimes and murders were committed with handguns. So the only reason formaking this law was to make the people feel good and safe.In 1993 th ...

(2 pages) 120 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun control in The States

asselstrom,the writer of 'Why One Peaceful Woman Carries aPistol',is an advocate for women to carry handgun.She is so because of one main reason:she's awoman.In the world today crime victims are usual ... d today crime victims are usually women because they are ill prepared for theworld.She feels that a handgun makes them more prepared and gives them power over theirattacker.She stresses several situat ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Gun Control in Canada. Speaks of how gun control is not in the best interest of society

n firearms in Canada came in 1877 when a six month sentence was implemented for anyone possessing a handgun without fear of life or property. Then in 1892 a nation wide permit system was established f ... . Then in 1892 a nation wide permit system was established for the ownership of small arms, such as handguns. Later in 1934 full registration of all handguns was established. These severe restrictions ...

(11 pages) 177 0 3.6 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun Control.

shootings, there isnow a huge public awareness to the growing number of fatalitiesby and effects of handguns. I believe that many tragic accidentsand violent crimes can be prevented if handguns are ou ... gic accidentsand violent crimes can be prevented if handguns are outlawed.Nan Desuka, author of Why Handguns Must BeOutlawed wrote, "Guns don't kill people-criminals kill people."Many people blame cri ...

(2 pages) 105 1 4.0 Apr/2003

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

Are Guns Really Necessary?

buy a gun must "go through a waiting period of five working days between the time they purchased a handgun (revolver or pistol) and the time they took possession of it." (Zimring) There are signs of ... g would be done to fix the gun laws or so everyone would not care about all the problems of guns. A handgun in a home can lead to anyone as a potential criminal, because if a child gets the gun and hu ...

(7 pages) 164 4 3.6 Jun/2003

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

This is about serial killers

ork City. As they were talking, a man came beside the car and pulled out a Charter Arms .44 Bulldog handgun from a paper bag; he squatted down and fired into the car five times. Shot in the neck, Donn ...

(8 pages) 93 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Issue of Gun Control

spouse or common-law partner sign an application, they are allowed to purchase a rifle, shotgun or handgun. Even if the legal method fails, people can still obtain firearms through illegal ways, such ... e). Often, the sentence isn't anywhere close to that time - once, a man was found with 3 restricted handguns in his car - Colt 45, Browning .22 and a Glock 9mm (all fully loaded and with plenty of ext ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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

Right to Bear Arms. This essay is about gun control and some problems with guns. It is pro guns for law-abiding Americans.

gun control laws may save lives. For instance the five day waiting period before the purchase of a handgun.The brutal killing of students in Oklahoma brought on a new onslaught of gun control advocat ...

(2 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

We had to write a short story in my creative writing class. This story is called Jesus Lives in Colorado.

er himself a teenager anymore. But tonight, he was using every excuse he could. Bottle in one hand, handgun in the other, he tried so hard to sort out his thoughts and make up his mind. But even just ...

(19 pages) 29 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gun Control.

ittee Report Number 94-1103 stated that there were about three hundred thousand actual or potential handgun deaths annually! Those figures are increasing rapidly, if we do not do anything to stop it, ... to bear arm. However, according to the Supreme Court decision on October 3, 1983, the possession of handguns by individuals is not part of the "right to keep and bear arms." The Second Amendment only ...

(3 pages) 27 1 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

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 deat ... the United States it takes anywhere froma few days to a couple of weeks to get a permit to carry a handgun. However, inmost crimes committed with a handgun, the gun isn't even licensed. Moreauthority ... handgun, the gun isn't even licensed. Moreauthority is necessary to control the illegal handling of handguns. In England,guns which are permitted for hunting are required to be signed out, purpose ofu ...

(2 pages) 21 1 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"Bowling for Columbine"

that kept the boy's mother away for 12-hour days (while completely ignoring the uncle who left his handgun where the boy could find it) but also to the restaurant where the mother worked, because it ...

(5 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Violence In Schools

rly half of all males and one-third of all students including females said they can easily obtain a handgun if they wanted to(Glazer 14). The cause of violence can be blamed on many things but 1 mainl ... away. Since schools have gotten metal detectors and scanners, they have cut down the rate of having handguns in schools by nearly 58%(Glazer 5). Security experts have reported that there is no evidenc ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.0 Apr/2006

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

"Rebel Without A Cause" Movie Review

r, and Plato (Sal Mineo), who celebrated his lonely birthday by shooting a litter of puppies with a handgun.The story unfolds over the next 24 hours. Jim runs into trouble with the established crowd a ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Columbine Shooting

ed illegally. Eric had a pump-action shotgun and a semi-automatic rifle. Dylan had a semi-automatic handgun and a sawed-off shotgun. They both carried knives and a lot of ammunition. The main idea of ... uicide. Eric killed himself with a single shotgun blast and Dylan with a single shot from his Tec-9 handgun. The massacre was over almost as soon as it started.Motives for the killings are still unkno ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Gun Control

then guns would not be a big dilemma in our society. For example in Chicago it is unlawful to own a handgun but you can own a nine round shotgun. There is a freeze on some small firearms like a twenty ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.0 May/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Fire Arms

of gun but I have managed to place them in four general categories.· Pistols: E.g. a handgun · Automatic: E.g. a machine gun · Shot guns: E.g. 12' bore sho ... ons are effectively deadly and are quite capable of killing a fully-grown man. This is why owning a handgun has now been made illegal in the UK.The only two positive reasons for owning a gun are for p ...

(2 pages) 420 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Children And Guns

w dangerous guns can be but do not think anything will happen to them if they handle their parent's handgun. These types of tragic stories are horrible to hear about, when a young child finds their pa ...

(2 pages) 442 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gun Safety In The Home

of his head, there was no blood, but he was already dead.The boy, Cortez, had found his stepfathers handgun from under the bed, and had accidentally shot himself.The community was prepared to save the ...

(3 pages) 11 0 2.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays