Coercion of Gun Ownership is Wrong

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Coercion of Gun Ownership is Wrong 1 Coercion of Gun Ownership is Wrong English 102 . J. Meredith September 29, 2007
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Coercion of Gun Ownership is Wrong 2 Coercion of Gun Ownership is Wrong Gun ownership is a topic commonly disputed in today’s society. Should mandatory gun ownership be legalized? The answer, quite simply, is no. Many households with children refuse to purchase guns for the safety of their children. If their child was to somehow get a hold of the gun they could not only injure themselves but those around them as well. Children are not the only ones who could get the gun, but criminals as well. The legalization of mandatory gun ownership would help put guns into the hands of those who should not have them. If this law were to be passed what would the stipulations be? Can mentally unstable people purchase guns, how about ex convicts with a history of gun abuse? Would there be a limit to the size of the gun, or would any gun do? Guns can be controlled; it’s the people who handle them that can’t. A passing of a law like this would only increase violence, fear, and death. Greenleaf Idaho, a small town 35 miles west of Boise, made headline news when they passed ordinance 208. Ordinance 208, passed by the City Council, asks Greenleaf's 862 residents who do not object on religious or other grounds to keep a gun at home in
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ENG 102 taught by Professor Meredith during the Fall '08 term at Camden County.

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