Firearm Essays

The Ez Intraosseous

The EZ intraosseous (EZ IO) device is a better device than the bone injection device (B. I. G. ) for obtaining intraosseous access. This intraosseous access is used in life saving procedures outside the hospital , and it may occasionally be used in the hospital when a surgeon is not available. Intraosseous access is the second choice of access when intravenous access is not available. Intraosseous access can be preformed of by Emergency Medical Services on the ground, in the…

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Restricting Gun Control

Did you know that in the United States almost 100,000 people are shot or killed with a gun in one year? Ten thousand, five hundred and twenty-seven people die a year in handgun related incidents in the United States. This number, by far, outweighs the number of gun related deaths in countries such as Sweden, Great Britain, and Japan, which number thirteen, twenty-two, and eighty-seven, respectively. What is the reason for such drastic differences in numbers? Sweden, Great Britain, and…

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Should American Gun Laws Be Reformed

America is under ever mounting pressure to reform its gun laws. Overall, 337,960 gun related crimes and 31,000 firearms deaths a year results in America having the highest rate of firearm crime and death in the western world. America’s gun violence is so remarkably high for such a wealthy nation. Continuous mass shootings in schools and workplaces, most recent of which was the Sandy Hook school shooting on December 14 2012, means there is constant political debate over if/how the…

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Guns on Campus

The rise of Gun violence in America is at an all-time high and as a result gun ownership has catapulted alongside this rise. Today our institutions of higher learning are faced with a new threat to the welfare and safety of student and that is the paranoia of some students and teachers who feel the need to “protect themselves” by carrying a firearm. This is the beginning of the end; the traditional college experience as we know it is on…

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Gun Control_ a Debatable Issue

“There are an estimated 280 million to 300 million guns in private hands in America—many legally owned, many not. Each year, more than 4 million new guns enter the market.” (Goldberg). This shows that America has many gun enthusiasts and has plentiful guns. The first documented use of a firearm was in 1364. The first use of firearm proof marks was in 1637. In 1840, guns began to use pin fire cartridges. Shotguns first began to be frequently used in…

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Anti Gun Control

Generally speaking, gun control is recognized as the effort to restrict or limit the production, shipment and ownership of certain guns. Over time, the issue of gun ownership has become a staple of controversy and one of the most hotly contested social issues facing Americans. More often than not, where one falls on gun control depends largely on their political affiliation, their moral standards and their past experiences with firearms. According to some estimates, approximately 80 million homes in the…

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Anti Gun Control

For many decades gun control has been an ongoing controversy for those who believe guns should be outlawed and those who want the 2nd amendment to be honored. Although guns do have the potential to be dangerous, they are used for self defense, law enforcement, hunting, and to protect others from unwanted harm. Guns put in the wrong hands could lead to catastrophic events, and in the past it has. Due to these horrific events guns have been put on…

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A Peaceful Woman Explains why She Carries a Gun

In the article “A Peaceful Woman Explains Why She Carries a Gun,” the author, Linda M. Hasselstrom, has a credible argument for carrying a gun. Hasselstrom has a solid ethical appeal and her argument had logic based on her many dangerous personal experiences. Although her argument is credible, she uses many fallacies to make it seem that if women have a gun they can protect themselves from men. Ms. Hasselstrom has ethical appeal because she used credible personal situations to…

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Should the Government Limit our Right to Bear Arms_

The government should not limit our right to bear arms for several reasons; the main reason being that it would go against the 2nd amendment of the Constitution. The government, I believe, needs to focus on WHO gets to bear arms rather than take the right to bear arms from all people. Congress needs to set harder laws and punishments for those who misuse guns and other weapons. They also need to set higher requirements for gun purchases. For example:…

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Gun Control

Gun control has been a controversial issue for years. A vast majority of citizens believe that if gun control is strictly enforced it would quickly reduce the threat of crime. Many innocent people feel they have the right to bear arms for protection, or even for the pleasure of hunting. These people are penalized for protecting their lives, or even for enjoying a common, innocent sport. To enforce gun control throughout the nation means violating a person’s Constitutional rights. Although…

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Culture Evaluation

In doing this debate paper our learning team was asked to take the debate topic and apply it to another country. Our team is to examine how the arguments or presentation of the arguments would need to be changed. The team had its choice between three countries; India, China or Japan. Learning team C chose Japan. There is a major cultural shift when it comes to how Japanese citizens and American citizens value even the ownership of a gun. In…

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Carrying a Concealed Handgun

Carrying a concealed handgun is widely argued. It is legal in 49 states. Many people think carrying a gun will increase crime and start public shootouts. This is not the case. Carrying a concealed handgun is okay. It is also a right protected by the Constitution. In District of Columbia v. Heller (2008), the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment protects “the individual right to possess and carry weapons in case of confrontation. This meaning is strongly confirmed by…

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Concealed Carry Everywhere

Since the beginning of our nation after the Declaration of Independence was signed, individuals have had the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Inside these ‘rights’ is the right to bear arms. Is that wrong? Should all people have access to firearms? As stated in the second amendment, we as a nation and individuals have every right to own our own weapons. Therefore, it is your right to either own a weapon or not. There are some…

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Guns in School

There should be no guns in class room. Because it may cause more violence in the school and cause more school shootings. Kids may find the gun and use it against others. Also some younger kids may feel threatened with a gun in the class room. However assuming that any teacher and kid would not go on a killing spree yes it could be a good idea, but considering most school shooting are caused by children/teens it is not a…

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Firearms at a Crime Scene

After a firearm has been photographed at the scene, it will be necessary to be rendered safe. An automatic pistol will require its magazine to be removed and the round extracted from the chamber. When removing the magazine it will need to be handled carefully in order to preserve potential fingerprint evidence and be placed in a paper or plastic evidence bag. The round from the chamber should be placed in a plastic vial or paper envelope. A revolver will…

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