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Joel Bendel
11/9 Discussion
Fri Nov 9, 2012 3:13pm
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I had a hard time deciding on what topic I was going to end up doing. I wanted to pick something that I felt strongly about and that I knew I could do a good paper on. I have decided to do my argument paper on gun control. I am for people owning guns and being able to keep them with them at all times. Guns serve as a means of protection and I don't think that should be taken away from us. One of the main points I will be making is guns keep people safe and can be used as self-defense if they would need it. A person can't do a whole lot to defend themselves if the enemy has a gun and they don't. I wouldn't feel too safe if I wasn't able to have guns because then I wouldn't have a weapon that I was sure could do the job if I needed to protect my family and myself. I would rather be armed at all times so that I am ready for anything at anytime. Another point I will make is that guns are used for recreation such as hunting. I have been hunting my whole life and I have come to love it. It's a great way for my dad and I to get together and bond. If guns were made illegal then hunting would diminish and people could no longer enjoy this amazing experience. They are also fun to shoot and it's good to have them to practice with. If your in a dangerous situation and your given a gun and have no experience with it, it's not going to do you much good. I think it's good for people to have guns and have target practice so that when it comes time to use a gun they know what they're doing. The opposing argument would obviously be to ban the possession of guns and make it so that no citizen could legally have one. I plan to do research on the 2nd amendment and how the legalization came about and explain why. I will do research on why people think it should stay legal and why people think it should be illegal. I will overpower the reasons why people think it should be banned by stating all the benefits of guns. I am looking forward to expressing my thoughts in this paper.

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