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Mendoza 1Yesenia Mendoza Writing 122Instructor Weiss13 December 2016Gun Control DebateGun related accidents occur every day in America, because too many people don’t understand theresponsibilities of owning a gun. Clearly, the two year old boy isn’t responsible for his mother’s death; it’s our society's responsibility, because that woman should not have had a gun in the first place. Maybe if the mother would have taken gun safety classes and was well informed about thedangers of owning a gun then all this could have been prevented. In order to make the Unites States a safer country to live in, stricter gun control laws needs to be created and enforced to limit gun ownership and close loopholes, with the goal of ending these unnecessary violent acts. Enforcing strict gun control laws will reduce violence in the United States. It wouldn't be possible for the united stated to remove the second amendment which is right to bear arm and it also wouldn't be possible to get rid of a gun problem by giving everyone guns. Gun control does not always work, and in the United States it is best if we have stricter gun control laws. This image has a news article and the title of that article is “Gunman Kills Arkansas Party Chairman,” This article is basically blaming the gun for that tragedy. In the cartoon someone taped another
Mendoza 2page over the article which states; “Guns don't kill people, people do.” Guns can protect us if they are in the right hands.The picture also has a roll of tape and on the container there it has “NRA” written. NRA stands for national riffle association. The laws that we have now regarding gun control are still not enough to keep us safe. Our laws regulate the sales and possession, and use of firearms and ammunition,but state laws are different. The problem is that states have different laws; they either are more or less enforced than others. For those who want a gun control law to restrict the possession and sale on guns, then it would need to be enforced in every state and people in each state think differently therefore there would be chaos.Gun control laws need to be strict, in order to protect citizens. A lot of gun owners cause gang violence because a lot of gang members buy their guns on gun shows or steal them from legal gun owners (Willis). Also because Many owners are not responsible with their guns .Gangs in America are extremely dangerous especially since “ It is reported that gang

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