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Gun Control Legislation, yes or no?

ghjv
Sincerely_Millenial

Today in America we have been subject to countless mass shootings, a wake up call to legislators and the American people about our gun reform. I am in favor of banning military grade assault weapons, I have never met a hunter or a person who wants a gun for defense that needs an A-15. I am in favor of allowing people to have pistols, rifles, and shotguns who do not have prior criminal conviction and are not at risk for homicidal behavior. Gun control legislation is ONLY taking guns away from peo...

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17 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Gun Control

Niall_McGee27
Tashasays

Guns do not kill people. People kill people. Also laws do not stop criminals. We should focus more on psychological therapy then gun control. A total ban is also absolutely garbage. Just look at Chicago....

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17 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

The gun control debate is not this simple (see for details)

MyDinosaurHands
Tilar

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16 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Gun Control

jnedwards11
TrueScotsman

I am tired of seeing other people argue this topic and want to do it myself. I am against gun control in general and will argue as such. 1st round accept, 2nd for opening statements, 3-4 are rebuttals and 5 is to close. Be CONCISE. I want a real discussion, not some sincerly ignorant troll or name calling knucklehead....

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16 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Gun control

jborgen
Koopin

The use of Gun control is against the second amendment, whereas it states; "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. " (As told by ucla.edu) I will prove my case through two main ideals; Security and Safety First, I will discuss why security is a contributing factor to a nations welfare. If, during war time, the United states was invaded, it would be required for a civil defence, t...

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15 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

Gun control

tsmart1770
volleynolley

I personally believe that every person within the US has enough responsibility to own a gun and to not abuse this privilege. Without these weapons, many people would feel insecure within their homes. Additionally, if we were to take guns away from our citizens, the use of illegal, and unregistered guns would drastically increase. Therefore allowing our citizens to own guns is immensely important....

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15 Comments
Updated 10 Years Ago

Gun control

abyteofbrain
leojm

Gun's are easily available to children because of irresponsible adults. Multiple times, these children have killed someone, sometimes adults, sometimes fellow children. The first thing an escaped convict is going to get is a gun, even if he has to kill for it, and he's NOT going to use it for deer hunting. People who politically support gun freedom are usually not trustworthy; they have gun or ammo shops or manufacturers, own shooting ranges, etc., or they own guns and would like to keep them no...

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14 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

The United States Federal Government should increase Gun Control

TBR
lannan13

This debate is for user @lannan13. Thank-you for suggesting the debate, and patience waiting for me to pose it. First round is for acceptance, and I will allow con to set definition, or add specificity to the question. Thanks for waiting lannan13....

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14 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Series 1 Episode 5 : *RETAKE* Severe Gun Control is good for Society.

SebUK
Commondebator

The Burden of Proof is on Pro I'm only here to create counter-arguments. Do not accept the debate if you haven't been a member for at least a month ....

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13 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Gun Control Is Still Bad

elijah452
TheRealGod

EXTENSION OF (http://www.debate.org/debates/Gun-Control-Is-Bad-BROAD/1/) Somehow people believed your side was right when the arguments you made were incredibly ignorant and weak. You ignored most of my counters and hooked the debate into a corner. I want to continue debating. >"when I have stated Gun Control is NOT about taking away guns from everyone but instead making it more difficult for people with ill intent to receieve a gun, even if it's just by a few minutes." You have yet to...

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13 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago