Cannon Essays

The Argument for Stricter Gun Control Laws

I am writing a persuasive argument in favor of stricter gun control laws. I am very passionate about this topic because the use of firearms in the wrong hands is a deadly prophecy. It can be in the form of children getting a hold of a gun and hurting themselves or others, an adult with violent propensities mishandling a weapon, or someone who wants the use of a firearm in aiding suicide. When one looks at the increased incident of…

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Gun Control Persuasive

I. It’s late at night and you’re in bed. You hear a loud crashing noise coming from another room and it jolts you awake. You hear things being rustled and quiet whispers. You begin to panic and look around for something to protect yourself with. Nothing. Because you live in Ferguson and tried to purchase a gun to protect you from the coming storm of the Grand Jury decision that was to be released but found that the government banned…

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Shooting Dad

Shooting Dad In Vowell’s opening statement, she refers to her house as being “house divided” and what she means is that one of her parents is a Democrat and the other parent is a Republican. On Election Day if you were to drive by her house you would see two different campaign signs in the front yard telling you to vote for two different people because each parent is from a different political party. In paragraph 12, Vowell’s father said…

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