Gun Control Laws Argumentative Essay by supercalifragilistic

Gun Control Laws
An argument in favor of tightening gun control laws in the United States.
# 97101 | 1,309 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 22, 2007 in Law (Criminal) , Law (Constitution) , Hot Topics (Gun Control)


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Description:

This paper introduces, discusses and analyzes the controversial topic of gun control in America. It explains the argument that gun control will save lives and keep guns out of the hands of criminals and gangs. It then presents the other side of the debate, that the Second Amendment of the Constitution guarantees the right to own guns, and that control is anti-American. The paper concludes that tighter gun control laws are necessary and discusses how to achieve these laws.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Editors. "Fact Sheets." NRAILA.org. 2007. 24 Feb. 2007. <http://www.nraila.org/Issues/FactSheets/Read.aspx?ID=83>
  • Editors. "Firearm Facts." BradyCampaign.org. 2007. 24 Feb. 2007. <http://www.bradycampaign.org/facts/factsheets/pdf/firearm_facts.pdf>
  • Editors. "Homicide Trends in the U.S.: Weapons Used." United States Department of Justice. 29 June 2006. 24 Feb. 2007. <http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/homicide/weapons.htm>
  • Simpson, Brian W. "Cutting the Flow of Guns to Criminals." Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine. 2006. 24 Feb. 2007. <http://magazine.jhsph.edu/2006/Fall/urban_health/illegal_gun_sales/>
  • Thomas, Pierre, Jack Date And Nitya Venkataraman. "Fighting Gang Bangers In The Land of The Rich." ABCNews.go.com. 20 Feb. 2007. 24 Feb. 2007. <http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/story?id=2887260&page=1>

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