Argumentative Essay On Gun Control

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More than any country in the world, the United States is a nation of guns. The right to bear arms has questioned our relationship with weapons. Even though gun legislation is the main focus in society, smaller gun related issues might be the bigger picture. Many have stated that public shootings were the result of the nation's minimal gun control. This may seem like a good argument however, there are many different factors that play a part in public shootings. Personal protection is the number one reason for owning a concealed handgun, but if the gun control laws that are being instituted do not work, it sets up a frightening and bloody future.

Concealed carry is the practice of carrying a weapon (such as a handgun) in public in a concealed
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When going through internal and external conflicts, it is often stated that individuals can be "emotionally and psychologically unstable" ( Those who support hand gun control argue that if we limit guns, then crime rates and murders will drop. However until we solve the problem of interpersonal loathing, there will always be crime in the world. Criminals will always find ways to express anger through violence. Studies show that " States with the highest gun ownership levels had 6.8 times the rate of firearm assaults, 2.8 times the rate of firearm homicides, and twice the rate of overall homicides in states with the lowest gun ownership levels" ( Many concealed handgun death include suicides. Research shows that half suicide deaths are caused by concealed carry. According to stop concealed carry. Org, more than half of all suicides in the US each year are committed using guns(1). Concealed handgun laws are only good if it is followed by law abiding citizens. However, there are no guarantees that individuals will abide by the law. An attempt to stop public violence, the government has created gun control laws to mandate the use of weapons.

Gun control refers to laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or the use of firearms (Wikipedia 1). According to former New York Governor