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Resolved: That the private ownership of handguns should be banned in the United States

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Background and Context of Debate:

Motions:

Yes

  • This house believes firearms should be banned.
  • This house believes firearms are a major cause of homicide and suicide in the world.

No

  • This house believes hand guns should not be banned.

General gun control, see Debate: Gun control

Yes

Please see Debate: Gun control for an extensive array of arguments related generally to whether gun ownership should be limited or not. The hand-gun debate page here will focus on specific arguments related to hand-guns and the notion of a hand-gun ban.


No

Please see Debate: Gun control for an extensive array of arguments related generally to whether gun ownership should be limited or not. The hand-gun debate page here will focus on specific arguments related to hand-guns and the notion of a hand-gun ban.


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Yes

  • Hand guns account for the majority of violent deaths in America. Between 1962 and 1994, more than one million Americans died in firearm homicides, suicides, and unintentional shootings. Handguns were involved in more than 650,000 of these fatal deaths.[1]

No

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