Transcript: Hint: Give arguments for, against, the laws, statistics, religious viewpoints and evidence to back all. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_2350000/newsid_2357900/2357977.stm Homework Gun Crime SSW Abortion article levels Target sheets complete Sandihook Shootings Possession of guns in the UK should be legal? Life is sacred. Guns should be legal under certain conditions. Firearms - Cultures Resources... Project Rules: Obama Pushes Anti-Gun Treaty Books - Bible/Qu'ran Word on the street The internet Firearms booklets Your exercise books On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members in a mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the village of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut. Before driving to the school, Lanza shot and killed his mother Nancy at their Newtown home. As first responders arrived, he committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. It was the second deadliest mass shooting by a single person in American history, after the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, and the second deadliest mass murder at a U.S. elementary school, after the 1927 Bath School bombings in Michigan. The incident prompted renewed debate about gun control in the United States, and a proposal for new legislation banning the sale and manufacture of certain types of semi-automatic firearms and magazines with more than ten rounds of ammunition. A November 2013 report issued by the Connecticut State Attorney's office concluded that the perpetrator acted alone and planned his actions, but no evidence collected provided any indication as to why he did so, or why he targeted Sandy Hook Elementary School. Level 6: Offer and explain in detail two different views (reasons to support) Level 7: Also refer to religious viewpoints making references to sacred texts. Level 8: Fully justify religious and political views on the possession of firearms. Options: Complete your firearms research E.g. Bring in a news story, ask someone at home for their view and add to presentation Question: Should it be legal for people in the USA to possess firearms? Pairs. You will ALL present your work. You will all research your presentation today. Next lesson you will be in ICT. Sociology pupils – add political viewpoints to your work. Level 5: You explain the ethical issue and give reasons for your own opinion. Level 6: You explain the ethical issue and provide reasons and examples to support your view. Level 7: You provide a variety of evidence to support the ethical issue and show both sides of the argument and refer to a religious viewpoint. Level 8: You fully justify and evaluate both sides of the arguments, giving reasons and examples, evidence, case studies and refer to religious beliefs in your answer. Starter: Read together the information and make a mind map with details about guns. Stand in place
Transcript: Identity Gay Rights Most Americans are getting used to the fact of gays and lesbians getting married. 20 years ago, there were more Americans against gay marriage but now more Americans are support then against Conclusion My cousins has mostly shaped my political view on gay rights because he and his boyfriend are gay and they have planes to get married in June. Agent of Socialization Gender: Ethnicity: Social class: Religion: American Political Culture
Transcript: The History of the View on Firearms By: Joshua Wilk The Late 1920's and the 1930's view vs today's world's view. Guns were usually used for recreation and fights. Enjoyment came out of hunting. Fighting was a small incident between two neighbors. In today's world, the uses for hunting are primarily the same. The main difference between the past and the present is that gun fights are illegal. In the 1930's, game hunting was very basic. It was practically trying to shoot an animal close to you. Hunters were not very skilled. They would target anything from a rabbit to a crow. Hunting tended to be quite unsuccessful. It was used as more of a way to fool around, for young teenage boys who at heart did not really want to kill for food or sport. The second use for hunting was food. Meat was expensive for families in the thirties. Hunting may have been the most convenient way to put food on the table. Survival hunting was work and had to be productive, missing an animal meant missing dinner. Fights were a smaller reason for owning a firearm. As previously stated, fights took place between two neighbors. If the fathers of the houses did not like each other, they would fire a few shots at each other. The fired shots were used to scare the neighbor, not to hit them. When someone was shot, a real feud began. In today's world, hunting is almost always used for sport. Poorer people do not have enough money to buy a gun. Yet hunters do not rely on animals for food, they still will eat the game to be resourceful. Anyone who hunts will take pride in their work, and try to be successful. They do not goof around. Fights are now illegal. The law saved many innocent lives from a careless, enraged neighbor. Overall, gun's usage and perspectives have grown and developed over the years, in dignity and sense.
Transcript: What is a firearm? A firearm is a weapon, such as a rifle or pistol, from which a projectile is fired by gun powder. History James Puckle of London, England in 1718, created the Puckle gun. IMPACTS Positives- 1. Self Protection 2. Helps maintain the wildlife population Negatives- 1. Crime is happening more often. 2. People are more violent FUTURE I think the future of firearms is going to evlove a lot. They will make them lighter, be able to fire faster and more powerful. DEVELOPMENT They were needed for self- protection, to kill game animals easier and faster, and it was needed for the wars. AREAS OF TECHNOLOGY Agriculture is the technology that fits firearms the best. Manufacturing- THe making of firearms gives people jobs in the factories for assembling and designing. Energy and Power- When the trigger on a firearm is pulled the gun powder ignites. How are they used? A firearm is used for hunting, hobbies and self protection. WHy we chose firearms as our topic? We chose Firearms because we use them in our everyday lives and they interest us. http://inventors.about.com/od/militaryhistoryinventions/a/firearms.htm By: Justin Hammer Jonathan Benner http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/firearms FIREARMS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firearm
Transcript: Type of Guns you can own -Shotgun -Handgun -Hunting Rifles -Revolvers Self Defense Stories Firearms Save Lives Been Certified by the police officer's standards and training commission, or successfully completed training at the law enforcement training academy. Must be at least 21 year old Applicants shall not have been convicted of any felony offense punishable. Qualifications is here And one more thing... Guns Save Lives When being attacked, you can count of self defense to protect yourself. Firearms are the primary uses in self defense. every year there are 1.5 million cases of self defense involving with firearms. Handguns are the weapon of choice for self defense.
Transcript: Firearms. Quick evolution of firearms. Firearms have evolved over the years. The first gun was a barrel and a stock, and the way you fired it was to put powder in the barrel and hold a match to a hole in the barrel. And nowadays we have guns that put rounds down range as quick as we can pull the trigger. Lets define what a firearm actually is, a firearm uses an explosion from gunpowder to push a projectile through the barrel and down range. The first documented use of a firearm was in 1364. The creation of firearms!
Transcript: Many conflicts have seen the use of machetes throughout Africa and Central America and currently in the Central African Republic as religious sects clash Humans have often chosen to use machetes as a form of defense from wild animals while exploring and hunting Why a Sword? Used in Countries throughout the world to harvest food and clear paths through forests Machetes Access The modern day war sword and agricultural tool. Due to its affordability, ease of use, and low maintenance many revolutionaries have chosen this as their weapon of choice when the ammo is running low Conflict Agriculture Protection Often the most immediate form of self defense in rural countries due to its wide range of uses and affordability Marquis Dominick
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