Hand Guns Must Go

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Hand Guns Must Go


By: Rick
E-mail: FIFFreak99@aol.com

Handguns Must Go People own hand guns for many reasons. Some keep handguns for protection;
others collect them as a hobby. There is a substantial amount of people in America that
own handguns for one specific reason, to commit crimes. Usually they are committing a
crime just by having a gun in their possession. The person is breaking current laws
anyways; making tougher gun control laws will not change the fact that they are committing
a crime. How can guns be kept away from criminals? By taking away their guns, and stopping
them from getting replacements. Guns are an easy to use, low cost killing device. One pull
of a trigger and a person can intentionally or unintentionally take the life of another.
The only way to stop violent crimes committed with the use of guns is to have a complete
band on handguns and automatic weapons, and stop the production of any further except for
police use. First, handguns are deadly devices that can easily cause thousands of
accidental deaths a year. To be exact "Guns annually accidentally kill three thousand
Americans a year" (Desuka 422). Some of these guns that accidentally kill are in a home
because they are collected as a hobby. Collecting guns is a dangerous hobby that can have
a disastrous outcome. For the same reasons the government does not allow a person to
collect nuclear bombs they should not let people collect handguns. Just because a nuclear
bomb would kill thousands of people if accidentally set off, and a gun usually only kills
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