Gun Control Research Paper

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Modern issues essay
Gun control is a controversial issue for a long time around the world, particularly in U.S. because of a lots of mass shooting in school and public places. The second Amendment of the U.S. constitution is one of the shortest in all of the bill of right, it was written by the time period of American’s birth and it is the spirit of self-defense that help the new citizens of U.S. win their own freedom from the British. But now as the gun shooting problem happening every day in America, this gun control problem has gradually become to a hot issue. Compare to other countries like Britain, Canada, Japan, China, the difference between U.S. and those countries is in these countries to get a firearm is a very difficult thing
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It is real that have more gun would cause more crime? We have some examples here, In a Harvard study, they did a research to find out if less firearm would reduce crime rate, they have evidence “that Denmark has roughly half the gun ownership rate of Norway, but a 50% higher murder rate, while Russia has only one-ninth Norway’s gun ownership rate but a murder rate 2500% higher.” According to pro-gun control activist’s opinion, it should be high rate of crime base of high ownership of guns, but the real fact is that they really even have lower crime rate than those gun banned country. This evidence confirms once again that there is no causation between gun control and crime. gun control and crime rate is not much related.
There always have wrong side and right side, but the goal are always same, that is, to make crime rate lower. There are too many gun shooting, the availability of guns, and the lack of strict background checks are just a few factors that causes gun violence. The guns should be keep legal, but the government should enact more rigorous gun laws and enforce the laws, if making the gun illegal would cause the citizens defenseless and give rise to the rampant black market. We should have better crime control instead of have more gun