- Discover essay samples

Summary of the Gun Control Debate

4.9 of 5.0 (134 reviews)

276 words
Social Issues

Summary of the Gun Control Debate Page 1
Summary of the Gun Control Debate Page 2
The above thumbnails are of reduced quality. To view the work in full quality, click download.

Summary of the Gun Control Debate

Since the days of the pioneers of the United States, firearms
have been part of the American tradition as protection and a means of
hunting or sport. As we near the end of the 20th century the use of
guns has changed significantly. Because of fast and steady increase in
crime and the fight for the right to own a hand gun, the introduction
of legislation for gun control, to try to reduce the crime in the
United States, has been a hotly debated issue in recent years.

Although many people feel that gun control violates the right
of the people, given in the second amendment 'the right to bear arms?,
controlling distribution and sales and the registration of guns and
gun owners is necessary because of the homicide rate involving guns
and the violence by criminals using guns.

Many people feel that gun control violates the right of the
people given in the second amendment the right 'to bear arms?.
Opponents of gun control, including the National Rifle Association,
better known as the NRA, argue that the ?right To bear arms? is
guaranteed in the second amendment of the Constitution of the United
States of America and licensing restrictions penalize law-abiding
citizens while in no way preventing criminal use of handguns. It is
also argued that by making it difficult for guns to be bought and
registered for the American public there is a threat to the personal
safety ...

You are currently seeing 50% of this paper.

You're seeing 276 words of 552.

Keywords: gun control the debate and public policy, gun control debate

Similar essays

Violence and Pornography

Pornography ? Sex or Subordination? In the late Seventies, America became shocked and outraged by the rape, mutilation, and murder of over a dozen young, beautiful girls. The man who committed these murders, Ted Bundy, was later apprehended and executed. During his detention in various penitentiaries, he was mentally prob...

99 reviews
Abortion is Bad

Do you consider something with a beating heart a living creature? A babies heart forms and starts beating in the fifth week of pregnancy, therefor, that would make abortion murder. The baby that is growing inside of you is depending on you, so when you make the choice to end that life, you are making the choice to murder another...

163 reviews
Political Parties

What are the functions and roles of political parties? How do political parties fit into the scheme of things? The task that political parties perform is incumbent to the operation of responsible government. This essay will discuss the function and roles of political parties, as well, it will explain how they fit into the schem...

180 reviews
Gang Violence

Gangs are becoming a growing problem in American society. More young people are turning to gangs to solve problems in there lives. When youths join gangs they drop social activities with family, friends and school. Members fall behind their classmates in school and do not try. A study shows that less than 1% of gang bangers is literate1. Gangs...

168 reviews

When you hear the word gang you probably think of shootings in the news, maybe even neighborhood. But do you know the reasons why these gang members act like that? The police feel as if they're the victims, but in reality the gang members are. Blood and Crip made in America is a documentary that I have watched. In which a small club to help the com...

137 reviews
Atsisiųsti šį darbą