Stop Gun Violence

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Stop Gun Violence
I. Researching gun violence facts and statistics, the pros and cons of gun control, whether control laws should be changed, and how these laws need to be changed are important topics to be discussed. Gun violence needs to be stopped by creating funds for research, while finding way to stop straw purchasers and focusing on teaching children and adolescents’ gun safety.
II. Facts and statistics concerning gun violence show Americans have a serious problem with gun violence.
A. Americans own 300 million firearms and 100 million handguns in 2010 (
Agresti
and Smith).
B. Criminals and adolescents know how to obtain guns regardless of gun control laws.
C. One of the problems of gun violence is straw purchasers.
D. Medical...
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