Weapon Essays

Should Gun Control Be Enforced More Strictly_

1. Introduction As of today we know that “Gun control” is a very popular demand here in the United States of America. Enforcing our gun laws here in the USA are sort of complicated for public authorities to handle. Why do we have guns on the streets? Is it because people are irresponsible for their owned weapon? Or maybe it is just easier for a person to get a gun anywhere faster than I can buy one from a different…

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The Mortar

Generally the mortar was just a metal cylinder attached to a bipod mount. There was a projecting pin inside the base of the tube so that when the mortar bomb was slid down the tube a detonating charge was set off that flung the bomb into the air. The bomb itself was usually made of cast iron and varied somewhat in size and design. They were originally equipped with timed fuses but these were replaced quickly by impact fuses. Mortars…

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Words Vs Weapons

Amadou Diallo was a 23-year old immigrant from West Africa who originally came to the United States to study Biochemistry. Upon reaching the country he was not able to enroll in university. Instead he opened a sidewalk stall selling gloves, videotapes and socks in the morning and went to school in the evening. In the early hours of February 4, 1999 (Amnesty International), Mr. Diallo was entering his building in the Bronx district after a meal. Four New York Police…

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Stricter Gun Control

With the recent abundance of mass shooting in the U.S., the subject of gun safety has once again been brought into the spotlight. The numbers of crimes involving guns are increasing more and more because of how easy it is to have one. Thousands of people die each year in handgun related incidents in the U.S. and daily citizens can’t manage such a powerful thing. These tragic events serve as reminders that stricter gun control policies should be enforced to…

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The Argument for and Against Gun Laws

There are many issues in the media related to gun control laws. With the large number of shootings that have taken place this year and the recent shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that claimed the lives of 20 children and 6 adults many people say that we need tougher laws when it comes to purchasing a gun. Gun laws are different from state to state, but immediately following the devastating school shooting in Newton, Conn. there is a great…

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Living Under the Threat of Nuclear War

For me living under the danger of atomic war would have been terrible for me and my loved ones. Living in trepidation ordinary realizing that at any minute a nation could drop an atomic bomb on me and my family and obliterate us is an extremely terrifying thought. To live under risk of an atomic war is to have the acknowledgment that your fate and your family predetermination is in the hands of a nation that your nation may be…

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Ban on Assault Weapons & High Capacity Magazines

What is a high capacity magazine exactly? It is any magazine for a semi-automatic weapon that can hold more than 10 bullets. Pennsylvania voters want stricter laws on guns, including background checks on all purchases and bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Democrats controlled both the House and Senate, and the nation’s crime rate was a major concern. The assault weapons ban was part of an extensive crime bill that included money to hire additional police, build new prisons…

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Too Easy to Get a Gun in the U.s

Like vehicle owners in the U.S.A most people in the U.S believe that gun owners should be subjected to at least some safety regulations “there should be a parallel set of regulations for guns”, (Harvy Lipman, 1997 pg 1). People have differing value attachment to guns from the positive to the negative ones. However about three quarters of the American majority believe that imposing a total ban on gun ownership is not the way. It is estimated that nearly half…

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The Banning of Assault Weapons

After reading Jimmy Carter’s essay on assault weapons, I have come to an agreement with his position that the government should reinstate a ban on assault weapons. Americans do not need to be in possession of semiautomatic assault weapons like AK-47, AR-15,and Uzis. There is rarely a necessity for the average American to even use or own them. Part of the reason why we don’t need assault weapons is largely due to our proficient law enforcement. In the U.S, people…

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Why Nuclear Weapons Should Be Banned

BOOM! That’s the sound of a nuclear bomb going exploding, and a split second after a person hears that sound he most likely will be turned into a bed of ashes by the wall of fire that’s coming towards him at 100 mph. If he’s not burnt to a crisp by this great wall of fire, he will be killed by the nuclear fallout that will eat him alive starting from the inside and working its way out. There are…

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