• Guns and America were discovered around the same time.
  • Guns will forever be a part of America.
  • The issue of Guns and gun control is complex.

Of course, both sides will not be completely happy with the laws created, but America should have a balance....

Some believe that there is no need for additional gun control.

One of the most important of them is about gun control laws.

If someone wants to commit a crime, gun laws will not stop them from obtaining the weapon....
Tom and his friend continue to run till the reach a busy intersection where Tom pulls out a semi-automatic handgun from his backpack and points it towards the thugs....

If there were better gun laws, that number would be zero.

America needs stricter rules and regulations regarding those who have access to guns.
Stingl (2013) says “The term gun control as it is used in the United States refers to any action taken by the federal government or by state or local governments to regulate, through legislation, the sale, purchase, safety, and use of handguns and other types of firearms by individual citizens.” A...

 

Even all these gun control laws don't stop felons from getting guns.

Support for gun control high, but confidence in success of new measures not solid
America’s gun laws have proven to be ineffective and inefficient in keeping citizens safe with the rising number of gun related deaths, which supports the need for stronger gun control laws....

On the other hand, we have some that believe that the government can improve gun laws.
The second amendment of the United States which says “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” has secured certain gun rights for Americans for more than two centuries....


"Gun Ownership and Use in America." Gun Ownership and Use in America.

Collier’s article, “Gun Control in America: An Autopsy Report”, dives into the controversial topic of gun ownership and gun control in the United States....

Without guns the American Revolution would not have been won (Boehm).

Banning guns is a very illogical idea because not all murders involve guns, guns are used for recreation and hunting, and criminals do not obey laws....

But Switzerland also has far stricter gun control laws.

Those that are in favor of changing gun laws believe due to recent events such as Sandy Hook, The laws should ban gun ownership to a citizen unless they are certified to own one....

Gun control laws only take guns away from law-abiding citizens.

There have been some times in American history where guns have caused the loss of innocent Americans lives due to an unstable person, but there have also been multiple times where guns have defended each and every American’s freedom....

Currently there are quite a few gun control laws in place.

Many nationally recognized events such as Columbine, Sandy Hook Elementary and Tucson occurring, people continuously flip-flop on whether to create more gun laws or keep it as is....

States have already adopted some of these gun control laws.

"Effects of News Media Messages About Mass Shootings on Attitudes Toward Persons With Serious Mental Illness and Public Support for Gun Control Policies." : American Journal of Psychiatry: Vol 170, No 5.