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Enforcing Gun Control Gun control is a discussion that many people feel differently about. There are many articles that talk about the importance of gun control to keep guns out of people’s hands that are unstable dangerous. In the article, “The Case for Gun Control,” written by Fareed Zakaria, he talks about the history of guns. In this article the author writes about how the U.S. has more crime and more citizens own firearms than any other countries. The article, “U.S. ‘model’ for Gun Control,” by Susan Haigh, she writes about the recent Newton school shooting and how the Connecticut government needs to pass a bill to have better gun controls. An article written by Jamelle Bouie featured in The Daily Beast, also talks about the Sandy Hook shooting and how gun controls may take years for new bills to pass just like gay marriage. Brian Witte wrote the article, strict gun control measure passes in Maryland, where he talks about a law was passed in Maryland supporting more control for guns. All these articles talk about how there are going to be tighter laws on guns where the government will be looking into people’s backgrounds and limiting the amount of ammunition that someone can buy. There needs to be stricter guns controls so that people can be safe without having to carry their own guns all the time. There needs to be more laws for guns because the times have changed, and the laws that were written at first do not necessary apply now. When the constitution was written, people carried guns to protect themselves but now guns are used by unstable people to commit mass murders. Zakaria gives an example of a tragedy, “Only several weeks ago, we were all trying to understand the twisted psychology of James Holmes, the man who killed 12 innocent at a movietheater in Aurora, Colorado” (Zakaria 1). The murderer, James Holmes, was arrested but it was very clear he was unstable. If gun...
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