Gun Control

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The United States of America issued the Constitution to form a perfect union. The Constitution was made to establish a pathway for all United States citizens and regulate rules for all to follow. Over the decades the Constitution has been criticized because of certain controversial issues that the people do not believe are constitutional. One of the issues that is controversial is gun control. Do you believe that there is enough gun control in our country? In our Constitution, stated by the 2nd Amendment, we as United States citizens have the right to "keep and bear Arms." We have the right to own a gun, but is the gun violence getting out of hand? Many may argue that it is, and others may not, but there are always two sides to a story. Everyone can agree that guns are dangerous and can leave a total disaster if used improperly. The principle of this paper is to prove that guns are not the answer. That the United States should regulate more gun control and try to manage gun violence.

A gun is a fatal weapon that can kill anyone and everyone. Many use guns improperly and may threaten one's life over greed and stupidity. Guns are used on the streets of where our future children will be playing. Guns cause violent behavior and cruelty. They facilitate crime and violence, and will continue to do so. Guns are one of the main weapons used in society today and will continue until more gun laws are created in a stricter way. Gangs and mafias have taken advantage of the freedom of having guns, and have taken many lives. "Criminologists say that the drug world has created an intense, violent scene and will continue to buy more and more guns  (Best 16). In 1997, there were 33,000 deaths, 43,000 hospitalized, and 139,000 were injured but not hospitalized. For every 100,000 people, there are 12 gun deaths in the United States, which is twice as much as another nation such as France with only 6 per every 100,000 people (

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