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Surname1NameProfessorCourseDateAnnotated BibliographyAtwood, Roy. Dead Heat: Neither Stricter Gun Control Nor More Guns Are Solutions To ViolentCrime. 2015, either_Stricter_Gun_Control_Nor_More_Guns_are_Solutions_to_Violent_Crime/links/564a06c108ae44e7a28d85a1.pdfAccording to Atwood, stronger gun control laws or high rates of gun ownership has no link with increased violent crimes committed in the states. A nationwide comparison of the stateshas shown that more gun control or less gun control has no changes in the number of deaths associated with firearms. States which are recognized to have tough gun laws do not do any better when compared to those with less restrictive gun laws in terms of gun related violence. Therefore, the hype to use strict gun laws as a means to handle gun violence is fundamentally flawed. Faria Jr, Miguel A. "America, guns, and freedom. Part I: A recapitulation of liberty." Surgical neurology international 3 (2012).In this article, the role of guns in fueling street violence is examined as a hotly contested topic that has no exact answer. However, the author stands with the fact that the U.S constitution through the Second Amendment protects the individual right of American citizens to own firearms. At the same time, the availability of firearms in the U.S is much greater when compared to the rest of world. With the American people continuing to purchase and possess these firearms, violent crimes and homicide have continued to diminish over the decades. This is