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Yu bin Chen Writing 2150 Leah Carroll Draft The safety of the nation and people is being tested with the ideas of gun control. Some believe that having guns is what is destroying the country while others believe that guns are needed to prevent that from happening. In “Gun Control Explained”, Richard Perez- Pena creates arguments on guns being too easy to acquire by people with bad motives and whether or not it is really needed by the country and people. On the other side the article “Gun Control :Enough already!, by Ed Stone believes that gun control is not needed due to the fact there will always be evil people in the world, banning a weapon won’t do much since they can just find another weapon. Gun control is perhaps a relatable topic to the average person since most of them have experienced the effects of guns whether it is through everyday life or media. In “Gun Control Explained” by a NY time writer Richard Perez- Pena, he discusses the need of gun control so people don’t have to worry about being hurt by people who hold the guns. He also says that it is too easy for someone to get a gun considering the low price and availability of it. Richard quotes the second amendment which states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall be infringed” saying that law was created a long time ago and nowadays people are more violent. Over the years, gun control has heavily focused on background checks for the buyers, and whether or not people are allowed to carry guns. Richard explains that most
of the gun owners only carry a gun for self-defense because a person can’t control what others do outside. The united states has far more gun ownership than other developed countries and more gun violence. Richard introduces logos as he uses statistical information to let the readers know what actually happens when people own firearm.

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