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‡Early days, guns were thought of as a military weapon only. ‡People ask congress to administer guns for protection of society ‡one of the most controversial subject in American Politics ‡Reasons that led many to think guns leads to social acts of violence  ³A 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.´

Gun Control
By: Uyen Huynh University of South Florida

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‡Used for professions Hunting ‡Think law should be more regulated and strict Guns should still be legal ‡Self-defense

Law¶s
‡Second Ammendment ³A 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.´

‡National Firearms Act of 1934 The 1934 Act established strict registration requirements and a transfer tax on machine guns and short-barreled long guns. The 1968 Act added restrictions to the sale and use of guns.

‡Suicides ‡Murders ‡According to Dr. Jeffrey A. Roth who served as study director for the Panel on the Understanding and Control of Violent Behavior, ³Approximately 60 percent of all murder victims in the United States in 1989 (about 12,000 people) were killed with firearms.´

‡Gun Control Act of 1968 The Gun Control Act mandated the licensing of individuals and companies engaged in the business of selling firearms

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‡The Brady Act requires that background checks be conducted on individuals before a firearm may be purchased from a federally licensed dealer, manufacturer or importer

Bibliography
1. Asahi, Jason. "A case for Gun Control." n. pag. Web. 7 Dec 2010. <http://www.asahinet.or.jp/~zj5j-gttl/guns.htm>. 1. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx 2. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 3. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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