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Gun Control

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John Watson

on 31 October 2012

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Transcript of Gun Control

Gun Control Why people suggest gun control Main Points Gun control is any law, policy, practice, or proposal designed to restrict or limit the possession, production, importation, shipment, sale, and/or use of guns or other firearms by private citizens.
to enoforce gun control, local, state, and federal governments us studies that link homicide and suicide to the rate of gun owner ship.
this suggest that if we decrease gun ownership then the suicide and homicide rates will decrease.
false. yep.
Thomas Jefferson stated that the right to bear arms is necessary for the citizens to protect themselves from the "tyranny in government" meaning, the people needed guns as a last line of defense from there own government.
this ensured that the government's power was truely from "the consent of the governed" The Government

I II Reasons against gun control Main Point I: Why do people want to enforce gun control? By limiting the number of guns, which would involve taking some away, you leave citizens vulnerable and unprotected.
even if you took not all but most guns away from citizens, guns would still flow throughout the United States illegally, and suicide and homicide numbers would barely decrease. protection from what?
burgerlers
animals
invaders
the boogy man
and..... Main Point II: Why we need our guns last year (2011) 62% of all murders, robberies, and suicides were with stolen, or unregistered guns. what we've discussed why gun control is an issue
why gun control is bad
why not to control civilian gun ownership sources: www.NRA.org
Wikipedia.com
http://www.wbur.org/2012/07/25/massachusetts-gun-laws
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