Gun Violence

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Personally I have little experience with guns. The only person that I am close to and owns a gun is my Cousin. In high school I took a hunter education class and I learned the proper techniques to using specific weapons. Even though I've never been hunting I have a hunting license. The experience I have had with guns hasn't been good nor bad so it shouldn't influence my view.
The most important part is to protect innocent people. The guns are not the problem, we are the problem. Removing guns completely would not solve anything. People would just find other ways to commit crimes and/or kill innocent people. "Mental Health" is used and an "excuse" for gun violence. More people who are perfectly "sane" commit crimes than people with "Mental Health" issues. The only way the violence can stop is if we change ourselves first. The fact that video games make it fun to kill hundreds of people is the problem.
A compromise can be made. The first thing should be universal background checks. This should have been implemented years ago. This will lower the number of people who shouldn't have a gun from owning one. The banishment of military style weapons should be the next. These types of weapons are made to kill large amounts of people as fast as possible. These weapons are not for sport or protection and should be banned. Schools should also be given the option to have more armed guards in schools. This may not solve all the problems but it’s a good…...

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