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Brittany Warning Shot

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Warning Shots p. 6

The attempted assassination of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has reignited the long debate over guns in America.

 

CRITICAL THINKING

  1. Why is such an amendment important in the nation's earliest years? Because new US had to defend itself against the British.
  2. How has the Supreme Court interpreted that language in recent decisions? Because individuals can carry weapons too
  3. Do you think there should be any restrictions on an individual's right to own and carry guns today? If so, what kind?I think you should have atleast have a lisence because people can get out of hand in things.

 

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. Gun-control advocates say that Arizona's gun laws are too permissive. 
  2. What do you think?
  3. Should people be able to carry concealed weapons into restaurants and bars?No,because  people can take control of things and get out of hand when they are around other people.
  4. On college campuses? Why or why not?No,because young people attend to take control and go crazy and its so that other people cant feel safe.
  5. Why do you think more teens than adults support gun-control laws?because teens are not old enough.
  6. What, if anything, do you think could have prevented the Tucson shootings?By them not having the guns and if they would have been more safe.
  7. How do you think gun-control supporters and opponents would answer this questions?By telling them that they should haven't pulled it out in the first place and that they was wrong.
  8. When describing her bill to ban large-volume gun magazines, Congresswomen Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat of New York, said, "This is not a gun-control bill. I like to use the word 'gun-safety bills.'"  What point do you think she was trying to make? Do you agree?That everybody shouldnt have the right to bear arms

 

DEBATE

Take a stand: Should the U.S. ban the sale of gun magazines that contain more than 10 rounds of ammunition.YES

 

 

WRITING PROMPT (Use this wikipage as the rough draft for your essay.  Your final draft will go on your blog. 2nd pd3rd pd. 4th pd)

Does the U.S. need tighter gun-control restrictions? Why or why not?

Draft an essay for a blog post that would persuade fellow citizens to agree with you. Support your arguments with facts and examples.  Use the chart below to help you compile useful facts for your response.

 

 

What happened to Congresswoman Giffords?

she got shot in the head last month 

What type of magazine clips were banned? and why?
High compasity 
How many people own handguns?
alot of people 
What happened at Fort Hood? in november 2009, an Army major opened fire on a crowd at Ford Hood in Texas,killing 13 people aND wounding almost 30 others 
What percentage of high school students are in favor of stricter gun sale laws?

47 percent

 

 

What percentage of Americans are in favor of stricter gun sale laws?
78 percent 
Which states do not require a permit to carry a concealed weapon? Arizona 
What is the number of people who have died in U.S. from gun violence since 2007?
31,000 
What happened at Virginia Tech? a student gunman killed 33 people 
What does the 1994 Brady law require? a background check 

Put your rough draft here.

WRITING PROMPT

(Use this wikipage as the rough draft for your essay.  Your final draft will go on your blog. 2nd pd3rd pd. 4th pd)

Does the U.S. need tighter gun-control restrictions? Why or why not?

        I think we need tighter gun control because more and more people are getting killed everyday. Why we need it is because people are risking their life everyday. Another thing is that people are not even at illgal age or something to be carrying one but yes it is allowed here but it can get out of hand. I also think that we should have gun control because people attend to get out of hand when they get mad or have an argument with someone. This is why i thing we should have gun controling. 

 

 

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