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be important if more stringent controls in order to provide checks and controls in these inhumancircumstances that have been brought by carelessness of the populace due to their ability toaccess guns.The society should also be empowered to learn that they don’t require guns to helpdefend their democracy but rather having adequate information. There should not be competitionbetween private owners of guns with the military on which side has the deadliest weapon. Thiswould be a threat to the national security of a country. As a result the civilians don’t have anybusiness owning a weapon that is semi-automatic in the tenet that it is for self-protection(Benson 235). The today’s society contains many people who have misguided opinions andtherefore it would be better off if they could not get access to fire arms.Enactment of stricter laws would no doubt lead fewer gun related casualties. The scenariothat has been witnessed in japan where there are very strict regulations that includeposthumously eviction in case of suicide. The government of japan has thus achieved high levelsof state security due to the very stringent rules that guard against ownership of firearms (Barnett
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Surname 14112). This statistic can be used by countries which have got very relaxed regulations concerningowning of firearms like the USA to control the illegal shootings that is rampant there.Governments should take sober approach to provide more regulations on firearms bearingmind that statistics show that similar incidence of deregulation of guns took place in Germanybefore World War II where permits for acquiring guns were eliminated. The result was the rise insale of illegal firearms including sale of other weapons apart from guns (Andrés 70). Proponentsof deregulation of should thus understand that personal safety should be left for the state and notindividuals and therefore should not stick to use of guns to provide safety for self and forget allthe other evils that have been caused by irresponsible gun pilferage.
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Surname 15Works citedAndrés, Antonio Rodríguez, and Katherine Hempstead. "Gun control and suicide: The impact ofstate firearm regulations in the United States, 1995–2004." Health Policy101.1 (2011):95-103.Barnett, Randy, and Randy E. Barnett. "News Flash, The Constitution Means What It Says." The Tea(2012).Benson, Bruce L., and Brian Meehan. Does private security affect the level of crime? A test using state regulations as instruments. Florida State University Working Paper, 2014.Bloomberg, Michael R. Reducing gun violence in America: informing policy with evidence and analysis.Eds. Daniel W. Webster, and Jon S. Vernick. JHU Press, 2013.Bouton, Laurent, et al. "Guns and Votes: The Victory of an Intense Minority Against an Apathetic Majority." Vox(2013).
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