Persuasion Speech

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 Protect or wait to be protected.

Hello. I hope you are all doing well today. I see you all made it here alive. I would like you to think about that, as well as a couple of questions the next time you hear the word “Crime” or “Gun Control”. “Would more restrictive gun control policies have the unintended effect of impairing citizens’ means of self-defense?”. “Would restrictions stop attacks on public figures or thwart deranged persons and terrorists?” These were questions raised in the “Supreme Court Debates; Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue” . Let’s take a look at the true meaning of control and gun control that can be found in any dictionary. Control is defined simply as the power to direct or determine, and Gun Control is defined as the regulation of the sale and use of rifles and handguns and to control misuse of said items. But I ask, is there truly anyway to actually control anything at all? Are we able to control the criminals who purchase guns for misuse? Can you control the person who breaks into your house in the middle of the night? What is he really there for at that time for? Is he there just for your TV or jewelry? He can get those things during the day while you’re at work. Go ahead, ask yourself. Why would someone break into your home in the middle of the night? How would you protect yourself and your children sleeping in their beds if you are not allowed to do so the way you feel necessary? Many choose to have a gun in the home because of a situation like this that could happen at any time. Ken Orce printed in the Christian Science Monitor “Responsible owners have myriad options for gun safety ranging from the most mundane and effective method of education to other methods such as gun safes, locked closets, or disassembly. Education is the ultimate gun-safety feature.” So how do you protect yourself responsibly? “National Rifle Association of America (NRA), group founded (1871) to promote shooting, hunting, firearm safety, and wildlife...
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