Gun Control
A Zachary LaPlante, Erica O’leary, and David Kent presentation


Pro guns
The Second Amendment was added to our Constitution because the founders believed in private ownership of guns was necessary for protection of our liberties.
would still find ways to arm themselves.
Restrictions to gun ownership put citizens at the mercy of gun-toting criminals.



Pro Guns
Guns protect the rights and freedoms of the individual. It was privately held guns that helped the colonists rise up against the British.
Guns don't kill people, people do. We need to concentrate on the values and morals of our citizens and at the role the media plays in glorifying violence and the lack of respect for law.
One of the gun control facts that you probably did not know about is that companies who advertise for guns, are not helping gun control statistics. They actually seem to be more against gun control than for it



Control Guns
A significant rise in the number of public shootouts in the United States over the last couple of years.
A large number of people commit suicide using firearms, especially when they are subjected to mental trauma. In such cases, gun control will ensure that those with such medical history don't get to own guns or use them.
Half of all mass shooters used assault weapons or high-capacity magazines—meaning that a few sensible restrictions could have saved a heck-load of lives.



Control guns
mass killers shared one quality with each other and with every other American besides: easy access to deadly weapons.
The right of gun ownership is cherished by many Americans. Yet there are incremental steps, building on existing law, that could keep guns out of wrong hands and enhance public safety.



Opinion
Since the sandy hook shooting, there have been 142 other school shootings, this is a serious issue.
We need to tighten gun laws, not restrict the average American from being able to buy them.
More thorough background checks.
Every person who purchases a gun should undergo a psychologic evaluation.



See what we’re saying -_-