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Firearms have been utilized since the beginning of the war. They have been a piece of American culture from its underlying foundations. One article explains, “The origin of firearms began with gunpowder and its invention, mostly likely in China, more than 1,000 years ago”. It took many years before firearms would grow and expand throughout the globe. However, as time...
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United States politics are constantly changing over time. Initiatives and referendums are processed and are underway frequently. These allow citizens of the United States to place new legislation on a popular ballot, or a ballot that was previously passed by a legislature for popular vote. For Americans to vote directly on legislation, allows people to feel a sense of freedom...
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More than fifty-eight percent of Americans, both old and young, have experienced trauma related to gun violence. Firearms kill more people in the US as compared to the other nations of the world. Just as more people are killed, many of them also survive gunshot wounds. This violence may affect the lives of the victims as well as those of...
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Guns have been in our society for centuries, which people have been a sensitive topic to talk about but have been subject to discussions. In the recent events of mass shootings, the issue has divided individuals regarding what the best solution is for gun control. One side some people favor is having restrictions placed on guns. On the other hand...
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Crime is a phenomenon of organized social life and is the open rebellion of an individual against his social environment (Gabbidon and Greene, 2018). Talking about crime with adolescents in the community is a tough topic to swallow that no parent wants to think about. Your teen may never experience any serious problems first hand but, they’ll most likely have...
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​The National Rifle Association (NRA) along with the gun industry has donated “between $20 million and $52.6 million” to American politicians (Hickey). The gun industry is one of the most lucrative industries in the USA. The NRA, gun shops, and other gun-related industries are the reason why many congressional members are against strict gun control policies. [Needs a bit of...
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Gun Control has been a hot topic for a long time. It Started in 1968 “House Resolution 17735, known as the Gun Control Act, was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on October 22, 1968, banning mail order sales of rifles and shotguns and prohibiting most felons, drug users and people found mentally incompetent from buying guns.”-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_Control_Act_of_1968 Modern-day...
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Gun control is a very big deal in today’s society. We need to make gun control laws to help prevent people from dying yearly. A lot of people are shot yearly because of gun violence. We need to prevent as much gun violence as we can because if we do not, this endless cycle of gun violence will keep on...
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Annotated Bibliography: Gun Control Laws Thesis: Gun control laws and whether they should be controlled or not have become a widely argued and controversial topic. Many people believe that we need stricter laws addressing and handling guns in our communities while others believe that it is their god given right to bear arms to protect themselves. The real issue is...
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I. Introduction A. Background info: Since the mid-2000s, firearm savagery has been an intensifying social challenge in the United States. There have been more than one hundred mass shootings between 2000 and 2019, happening in localities such as retail stores and churches. B. Background info: The speech of Emma Gonzalez to Gun Advocates and Legislators saw her call out Trump...
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The Second Commandment of the US Constitution gave the right of the people to keep and bear arms. The American idea of the right to bear arms has since then been debated and introduced a new debate on gun control. The article, “Gun Control: An Overview”, defines gun control as it is used in the United States as, “any action...
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Imagine, you were just out on your daily late-night job. And moments later a person jumps out in front of you moments later. Holding a loaded gun and says Give me your money. Well, you have just fallen victim to a mugging. A mugging that you have not had the time to react to. All you hear a moment later...
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In the article ‘A List of the Reasons Cited against Gun Control and an Effort to Think Them Through’ by Tanushree Ghosh, the idea that creating stricter gun laws is the solution to the problem is assessed. A multitude of reasons are given behind this statement. However, it is mentioned that criminals will find a way to get ahold of...
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Since the independence of America, the United States Bill of Rights in 1791 stated that “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”. So, the concept of owning guns is very old, but it evolved since the last century because of...
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On February 14th, 2018 at approximately 2:23 pm, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School became the victim of a mass shooting caused by a 19-year-old gunman, Nikolas Cruz. Cruz opened fire, with an AR-15 rifle, between the hours of 2:21-2:27 pm when he decided to pull the fire alarm causing everyone to rush out; students and staff members. Cruz was able...
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The Rise of School Shootings A. Intended audience and the topic's importance The intended audience for the topic is parents and the board of governors should since they are responsible for policy and decision-making in the schools. Many schools do not have regulations guiding them on how to deal with gun violence in schools. B. Presentation 1. Introduction Attention-getting opening:...
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Thesis: By strengthening gun laws and improving school security, mass school shootings would become minimal and we would not have as many across the nation. I. Have you ever asked yourself when this would stop, or how many more innocent children would have to die in order for something to change? A. In 2018, there were 113 people killed or...
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An Insight on the Worst American School Massacres A school shooting takes place when a school or place of education is invaded, leaving many casualties (people who are injured or killed). When having a discussion about some of the most tragic school massacres in United States history, people’s minds typically drift to Columbine High School and Virginia Polytechnic and State...
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The Santa Clarita school shooting is one of the many school shootings that has devastatingly impacted lives in the United States this year alone. The Santa Clarita school shooting is another nightmare that became a reality. A student attending a California high school named Nathaniel Berhaw killed and injured some of his classmates. Gracie Muehlberger who was fifteen years old...
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For many years, gun control has always been a heated topic, especially in the U.S. After all, there have been many massive shootings that can result in this debate. Especially, during the last 3-5 years. There has been a shooting in a school, workplaces, churches, etc. every time we turn around. Should we get rid of guns altogether? Or should...
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What’s the Problem? What do we know about it? In the United States, situations are arising where children are being killed by guns either accidentally or by a school shooting. This creates concern among Americans about the safety of their youth. With these concerns, comes much debate over solutions. One possible solution that is largely debated over is gun control...
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Abstract Schools have gotten safer over the years but students still fear every day. Acts of violence can disrupt the learning process and have a negative effect on students, the school and the community. In this paper I will explain the different violent behaviors that students and staff have to deal with on a day to day basis; bullying, fighting,...
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