Should American gun laws stay the same?

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  • British Council.jpg fiery_moon | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    03 Dec 2021

    In my opinion, America is right because it is the one who manufactures weapons, so it has the right to sell them to its ally or to the party it deems worthy of assistance. remote.

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    1. avatar.jpg EXPERT: Arundathi @ The Economist
      fiery_moon's comment 03 Dec 2021

      The gun laws in question here are more around the Second Amendment which states that people have the right to keep and use guns to protect themselves. Keeping that in mind, do you think this law should stay the same and why?

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      1. British Council.jpg fiery_moon | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
        Arundathi @ The Economist's comment 06 Dec 2021

        In my opinion, people shouldn't have guns and to amend this law by issuing a more stringent law because of the large number of accidents that are used with guns by mentally ill or racist persons. There must be laws that are stronger than the previous ones to protect citizens.

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  • British Council.jpg appreciative_pear | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    03 Dec 2021

    I strongly disagree that American gun laws should remain the same because the case that divided America is the case of Kyle Rittenhouse, who had three people with a pistol he was carrying to defend himself because he was terrified and from another perspective of me I do not agree that gun laws remain the same because Like what Kyle Rittenhouse did that he was carrying a gun that others will do and many people do with carrying a gun and that carrying a gun is a violation of the law so the law must punish who carries a gun

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    1. avatar.jpg EXPERT: Arundathi @ The Economist
      appreciative_pear's comment 03 Dec 2021

      It is actually legal to carry a gun in the United States. Keeping that in mind and what happened in the case of Kyle Rittenhouse, do you think the laws should change and why?

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  • British Council.jpg aware_forest | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    03 Dec 2021

    I do not agree, because there are great risks to the use of weapons. For example, weapons have worsened the situation of civilians caught up in armed conflict. The widespread availability of weapons not only makes the conflict more deadly, but also hampers relief efforts, and limits efforts to rebuild society after the end of the conflict. Fighting. Disease, hunger, and abuse are exacerbated when humanitarian workers are forced to suspend their work or leave the country entirely due to security incidents, and therefore find a limit.

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  • British Council.jpg healthy_antelope | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    04 Dec 2021

    I chose 1 to accept something like that, especially the acquittal of a person who killed two people, and the third injured is not something that can be justified under the name of self-defense, If self-defense means that you go to a demonstration, you know very well that these things will happen, whatever the motive, you will not go to protect yourself!!Other than that, why is a teenager like him able to carry this tool for whatever reasons, because he has not even reached the legal age! His emotions still overcome his rationality! Another thing if the matter is to be taken in a normal way as any case,Cases of racism against blacks will begin to spread more and more, and also when the demonstrations are killed and justified by self-defense, it will result in societal corruption and the destruction of the state

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  • British Council.jpg caring_personality | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    05 Dec 2021

    To agree that America should change the law on carrying guns because if Kyle Rittenhous killed three people while he was still a child, what would the other children do to defend themselves? A weapon with anyone in the country endangers neighborhood of many.

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    1. avatar.jpg EXPERT: Nathan @ KPMG
      caring_personality's comment 06 Dec 2021

      Interesting! Do you think the laws should be made more strict, or would you advocate the ban of all arms to the public?

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      1. British Council.jpg caring_personality | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
        Nathan @ KPMG's comment 07 Dec 2021

        Rather, I will place an arms embargo on everyone except lawmen, security and the army, because if we give the people weapons to achieve justice themselves, the countries will be full of conflicts, and there is no stability and there can be no justice in a decision taken by a person even if it is just because the moon cannot take the place of the sun, no matter what the reasons.

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  • British Council.jpg playful_dragonfruit | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    05 Dec 2021

    Should US gun laws stay the same? Great question, but I did not like it. Did you know that weapons have negative and positive effects, but the negativity is more, so I think that these laws must be stopped and the laws must be stopped because there are negative effects and they are. Stirring up strife and increasing fighting among members of society, and the habit of carrying arms leads to the ease of aggression by many individuals against each other just because they differ in simple disputes that could have been resolved by law and courts. Against development, investment and tourists, it also forbids wasting money
    The positive effects are that he may protect himself from any danger that may fall on him by any person. Control of guns and the world, so the United States has the highest rate of gun ownership

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  • British Council.jpg genuine_memory | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    05 Dec 2021

    NO, I don't agree to carry weapons because weapons are very dangerous because their uses are limited to the uses of police of all kinds, for example, the case of the young kyle rittenhouse who was killed in self, defense, and that was not intentional, which led to the killing of two young men and the injury of the other person due to recklessness social awareness of carrying weapons,........ the impact of weapons on societies in general.This increases the number of crimes committed, some of them by young people between the ages of sixteen to seventeen years, so I ask America to make its system of laws more stict.

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    1. avatar.jpg EXPERT: Nathan @ KPMG
      genuine_memory's comment 06 Dec 2021

      Very thoughtful response. Do you think people who currently have guns would find alternative weapons to defend themselves if the possession of guns were to become illegal? That could potentially lead to other issues and public uprising.

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  • British Council.jpg fulfilled_peach | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    06 Dec 2021

    I strongly disagree with American gun laws. And they should remain the same because the case that divided America is the case of Kyle Rittenhouse because of his holding of a gun. Two were killed and one wounded. He took up arms to defend himself because he was terrified. From another perspective, as Kyle Rittenhouse did, others will do the same. If they do this, America will become the only industrialized country in the world that allows its citizens to carry weapons in the streets. It is rooted in American culture. The US Constitution derives the article "the right to armament" and they affirm that this right is one of the natural rights to possess arms for legitimate purposes, which is self-defense inside the home. In states in America, for example, an individual can carry a weapon without a license because the law allows him to do so.

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    1. avatar.jpg EXPERT: Nathan @ KPMG
      fulfilled_peach's comment 06 Dec 2021

      Hi fulfilled_peach, thank you for explaining your reasoning so thoroughly. For those people that would oppose this view, do you have an opinion on how to best approach this discussion? Ie, if they argue that this right to bare arms is essential for their sense of safety.

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  • British Council.jpg wondrous_flight | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    06 Dec 2021

    “I chose 1 because America should change its rules because the people in it resort to shooting when they are afraid, and this is a dangerous thing because it leads to danger, killing people and accidents, and this reduces the feeling of security, peace and tranquility, and this is what the state must provide. Therefore, it must repeal this law.

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  • British Council.jpg excellent_snow | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    06 Dec 2021

    I do not agree that guns should remain because it is dangerous and not safe because Kyle Rittenhouse carried a weapon that others would imitate so that the danger to society would increase. This does not work. If I were president, I would have banned weapons in general. People will become afraid and leave their homes because they have been subjected to violence using weapons. Did you know that every day they produce 12 billion bullets, isn't this dangerous??? I only prohibit in this case: Defending soldiers. Armed forces.

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    1. tom Tom @ Topical Talk
      excellent_snow's comment 06 Dec 2021

      Can you tell us where you found your information - and also clarify WHO produces 12 billion bullets?

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  • British Council.jpg fulfilled_peach | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    06 Dec 2021

    I totally disagree with gun laws because the issues that have divided the US states are that the personal bearing of arms is the most important right to protect other rights that have been adopted. But the acceleration of tragic accidents due to the use of individual weapons - which results in the deaths of about ten thousand Americans annually - led to increased calls for tougher laws related to the sale of weapons in the country. Despite this, there are many ways to circumvent these procedures, as weapons and ammunition can be purchased through Internet sites, which are a huge market at low prices, in addition to the spread of arms smuggling across the Mexican border.

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  • British Council.jpg smart_theory | Start-Rite Schools | Nigeria
    06 Dec 2021

    "I chose number 3 because these laws should and shouldn't change. One part of me is arguing about the self-defence of citizens but the other part keeps on referring to the Kyle Rittenhouse case. In the end, I have finally come to my decision. These gun laws shouldn't be removed or changed, they should be modified, there is a difference. They should be modified according to the circumstance of an issue.

    Here is an example, if an 18-year-old has a gun and is being tortured or hurt, then, of course, he/she would defend themselves but if a different 18-year-old is angered by a protester and then shoots that protester then it's a whole different ball game. Same story... 18-year-old shoots person, but different motive and circumstance. These laws should be modified according to the motive and circumstance.

    Thank you.

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    1. katie.jpg Katie @ Topical Talk
      smart_theory's comment 07 Dec 2021

      You make a good point here - but just to clarify, the judge did take into account Mr Rittenhouse's motive and circumstances. For example, they asked if he was going to the protest for the right reasons.

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  • British Council.jpg appreciative_pear | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    06 Dec 2021

    I do not think that the American arms law should remain as it is, because bearing arms leads to many disasters and multiplies crimes, and some say that the right to bear arms is a human right. From humans, as it calls people to stay away from the law. The presence of weapons with citizens mainly contributed to the outbreak of civil wars, which leads to the collapse of the state

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  • Michael-Faraday-logo-250x250.jpg rational_snake | Michael Faraday School | United Kingdom
    07 Dec 2021

    In my opinion i strongly disagree with the gun laws in america i think people should not be allowed to walk around with guns freely, in shops you should NOT be allowed to purchase them. If these laws were different less people would be dead and less school shootings would occur.

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  • British Council.jpg appreciative_pear | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    07 Dec 2021

    I think that American weapons should remain, for example, if someone confronts you who tried to attack you like a thief and a criminal and you are the bearer of arms, do not kill him, but make him afraid. His way of self-defense because he is terrified, so American weapons should not remain as they are. Just as Kyle tried to kill people with a pistol for self-defense, he will do the same for children and others, so the laws of American weapons should not remain

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  • Cheam Fields logo excellent_solution | Cheam Fields Primary Academy A | United Kingdom
    07 Dec 2021

    My opinion on guns in America is that they should be banned because they can be extremely dangerous even though people use them as protection a lot of people who have them are criminals who use them to kill people which is horrible and should not be allowed so people should be banned from using them to cut the rate of deaths in America which will over the long term have saved thousands of lives.

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  • British Council.jpg imaginative_starfish | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    07 Dec 2021

    According to my thinking, I am against the law to bear arms in America. This spreads chaos among children and spreads fear, panic, riots and killings. Also, it is possible for a random person to carry it and shoot people and there will be victims of this law, and also this poses a danger to tourists coming from abroad, so what? Had he been shot or killed, this could have dire consequences for America. That is why I am strongly against bearing arms. Therefore, I advise repealing the law, because that may harm America's reputation and prestige and lower its level.

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  • Hillcrest-logo-250x250.jpg outstanding_eagle | Hillcrest Academy | United Kingdom
    08 Dec 2021

    Guns should be banned in America

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  • British Council.jpg appreciative_pear | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    10 Dec 2021

    Is responding to the comments of the other students considered entering the weekly competition again?

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    1. tom Tom @ Topical Talk
      appreciative_pear's comment 10 Dec 2021

      You can respond to others but not then use it to enter with another idea.

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