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Dylan Traywick
Online discussion 4/19
Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:42pm
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I think the biggest challenge Iím going to have is making sure that both sides are evenly distributed between each other so I can give each the same amount of information on each side. Iím mostly concerned with making sure I have the proper information needed to make it a valid issue argument. I need to make sure I can get a good grade on this as well. There is a lot of information on my topic right now because it is being talked about now on the news. The talk of gun control is being widely talked about mainly because of an incident that happened last December and since then has been argued about. The incident was the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut where a man gunned down twenty students and six teachers and staff. For a lot of America this was the breaking point to find a solution to these mass murders as that was the second one in the last six months. Congress and the President are finding ways to find a solution to the problem. This is where the problem is taking sides, one side is wanting the president and congress to completely ban the purchase of assault weapons or put a very high standard on purchasing a weapon. The other side says there is really nothing you can do and if they were to taking away weapons who says it is going to stop shootings? They often use an example of a robber in the case that if a law abiding citizen was using a gun for safety reasons only and it was taken away then it is a sign to robbers as a ďfree to rob usĒ scenario. To a lot of America the sides are up in the air as people will change their minds and itís sometimes hard to find the sides of the argument. I found it surprising that there isnít a clear valid argument for those who want gun control other than because they want the shootings to stop. While those against it have clear valid ďwhat ifĒ scenarios it is going to be hard to find arguments to have gun control. I believe you can put as many questions on this discussion board as you want to have. I believe there are just enough questions for this discussion board.

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