• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The subject of gun control is a highly contentious one. On one side of the a

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Discursive essay. Gun crime The subject of gun control is a highly contentious one. On one side of the argument they say guns are needed to protect homes and families. Statistics say that if you have a gun you are less likely o be assaulted. While on the other hand it is thought that every 14 minutes someone dies from gun shot wounds. Gun control is so controversial because if you go against it you could demolish someone's lively hood. But yet if guns are available people's lives are threatened by gun carriers. In this essay I will write about the arguable cases both for and against. ...read more.

Middle

After the Columbine atrocity most parents with children at high school firmly back the anti-gun lobby. Even with so many arguable reasons there are still some pungent statistics for guns. One strong reason for guns is that if you have a gun you are less likely to be assaulted. In America alone 2.5 million crimes a year are prevented by guns. In the case of police having guns often a gun id never fired and blood, even the criminals, is never spilt. Some people don't want guns because children could be hurt. But statistics for claim that a child is more likely to be killed in a car accident than by a gun. ...read more.

Conclusion

It also gives people jobs. People are needed to kill foxes and stoats to make sure they don't eat bird's eggs. In conclusion, there are strong arguments on both sides. I believe that only people who need guns e.g. Policemen, army men and game keepers should have guns. I think this because they are the people that the majority of the public would trust with guns. In the case of America I think they should make guns less available. I find the fact that you can walk into a shop and but a gun even if you are under age shocking. It seems to me that in the US underagers buying guns is like teens over here buying cigarettes. I think that selling guns as laxly as that should be banned before more tragedies like Columbine happen. ?? ?? ?? ?? Rebecca Whytock Discursive essay ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Blood Brothers section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work