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If you could pass one law what would it be? Why?

America is the most powerful country and the most developed country with the world’s largest national economy. It is also the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nation due to large-scale immigration from across the globe. It is also the country which has the highest homicide and suicide cases in the world! Why so? I think this is because of the relaxed gun laws in the country which lets individuals possess firearms and guns with much ease. First I would like you to just go through the gun laws in The United States of America. Here, the protection against infringement of the right to keep and bear arms is addressed in the Second Amendment to the United States’ Constitution. Federal gun laws are enforced by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The carrying of firearms for protection and other lawful purposes is legal in all 50 states, either under license or as a matter of course. Openly carrying firearms without any licensing requirement is legal in thirty-one states. The liberal law has allowed people across the US easy access to guns. The issue of firearms has, at times, taken a high-profile position in United States culture and politics. “Mass Shootings” have continually generated political debates about gun control laws. There is a sharp divide between gun-rights proponents and gun-control proponents. This leads to intense political debate over the effectiveness of firearm regulation. A couple of months ago, at the mass organized in the memory of the Washington Navy Dockyard victims, President Barack Obama said that the fight for gun laws 'ought to obsess us'.

The incidents of gun violence and self-defense have also generated lots of debate. In 2007, 12,632 murders were committed using firearms, and 613 persons were killed unintentionally. Surveys have suggested that guns are used in crime deterrence or prevention around 2.5 million times a year in the United States. The American Journal of Public Health conducted a study that concluded "the United States has higher rates of firearm ownership than the other developed nations, and higher rates of homicide.” Of the 233,251 people who were homicide victims in the United States between 1988 and 1997, 68% were killed with guns, of which the large majority was handguns. The number of people killed by firearms, including suicides, since 1968, according to The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention and the FBI, is 1,384,171 and this means that 212,994 more Americans lost their lives from firearms in the last 45 years than in all wars involving the US! There have been fewer than 20 terror-related deaths on American soil since 9/11 and about 364,000 deaths caused by privately owned firearms. So who is the bigger killer, terrorists or guns? The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) estimated in 1995 that the number of firearms available in the US was 223 million. According to a recent Gallop Poll 47% of Americans own a gun and also 53% of Americans are against any ban on guns! The worst of all are school shootings which have become very common. In most of the cases the kids bring guns belonging to their parents to school and shoot other classmates and teachers. In recent past there have been some ruthless killings which has shook everyone in The United States of America. There have been more than a hundred such cases. How long can we continue with a law that takes away innocent lives. The Virginia Tech Massacre was a school shooting that took place on April 16, 2007 on the campus. This is the deadliest shooting occurrence by a single man in the US history and also the worst act of mass slaughter of college students with a loss of 32 people and many injuries. It also led to passage of the first major federal gun control measure in a long time. In another incident on December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot dead twenty children and six adult staff members at...
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