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Eldon Green
Argument paper
Fri Nov 9, 2012 11:00am
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My final topic for my argument paper is gun control. Gun control is something important to me because I have grown up around guns, shooting and using them for hunting. So obviously I am arguing against gun control. I feel like it would be a terrible mistake if the government were to take our guns away. I would feel weak and unprotected and like I wouldnít be able to do much for my family and myself if someone broke in my house or tried to do us harm. I am going to clearly make the point that it is an amendment of the constitution that our founding fathers created and it is not just for the purpose of sport or home protection. It is for the purpose that if the government becomes corrupt or tyrannous, then civilians will have ways of protecting themselves from the government. Also that it isnít the good Americans with legal guns that commit such crimes. It is the criminals who already have obtained guns illegally to commit the crimes. So making guns illegal wont take them out of the hands of criminals. I also think that if every household was under law made to own a gun and know how to properly and safely use it, then there would be a lot less crimes and break ins.
The opposing argument would be that guns kill people, and we donít need guns for protection because that is what police are for. Also some people would argue that there is no need for guns for hunting because killing animals is wrong. But I will make my argument with all of these statements in my paper. I plan to research on the internet as well as in a book or magazine of some sort. I will build upon knowledge I already have to win my argument for the right to bear arms.

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