However, the prevalence of these cases in different countries varies. While some countries register high cases of homicide, in others, these cases are minimal. The governments of these different countries show concern over homicide…
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Therefore, to reduce homicide cases in their countries, some governments have considered banning gun ownership. Therefore, this shows that these governments believe that homicide is normally committed using guns only. The issue of guns and homicide has raised concerns in the previous years, and is still debated, especially when the USA recently undertook a move to ban gun ownership in the country. Nonetheless, considering the statistics from different countries about their gun ownership status and levels of homicide, it is clear that fewer guns in society does not mean fewer homicides.
Homicide and murder are two different elements. Although both involve killing, their difference rests in the motivation behind the killing. While in murder, a person kills due to malicious motives, in homicide, the killer kills for no reason. There have been many incidences this year and in the past years, where people engage in mass shootings in schools, in movie theatres, and in places of worship. This is considered homicide, since the killer has no malicious motive when he or she shoots at the people and kills them. In the USA, such incidences are ones that motivated the government to consider proclaiming a gun ownership ban in the country, in order to prevent such incidences from occurring in the future (Beeghley, 2003).
Generally, lawmakers have started getting interested in controlling amount of guns in the population after the incident at Newtons, believing that, the fewer the guns, the safer the population. However, it is important to understand the correlation between gun ownership and reduced homicide. This can be answered using various statistics showing the safety situation in different world countries, with regard to gun ownership. Homicide can be committed using a gun, or any other weapon capable of killing. However, it is easier to commit homicide using a gun. Therefore, if the number of guns in the population is reduced,
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Forensic science is a way that experts examine facts related to a case to provide evidence that can be used to solve the crime and identify the real person/persons responsible for committing the crime at hand. Forensic science includes the use of fingerprints, DNA and trace evidence to compile relevant evidence for the prosecution of crimes, mainly crimes relating to murder (Houck & Siegel ix).
With regards to educational attainment, only 31.8% of the entire population holds a Bachelor’s degree or higher among individuals above the age of 25 years old whereas majority with 84.2% of them were able to complete high school requirements (U.S. Census Bureau, 2011). As of July 2011, the unemployment rate in New York was 8.0%.
Population growth control has been a controversial topic the world over. Population growth raises significant ideological and sensitive issues which are mired by debates of a political nature. There has been sluggish development in study and guiding principle that touch on the impact of populace expansion in development.
pt, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon from Africa, United States of America from North America, Kuwait from Middle East, United Kingdom from Europe, China from Asia and Brazil from South America. The objective of this paper is to examine the relative rate of population growth for the aforementioned individual countries.
The world statistics have portrayed a great difference in the population growth trends between developing and developed countries. Statistical parameters such as fertility rate, maternal mortality rate, life expectancy at a birth and infant mortality rate are used to quantize the potential of a population to grow and to predict the population trajectory.
There was a time in history when people who carried and concealed guns were considered to be bad people. There was a philosophy that the guns are kept on for bad reasons and the actions were outlawed. But after the second amendment, the people were given rights to carry guns because it is not only bad cause for which the gun is concealed.
According to the panel on the Understanding and Control of Violent behavior, there were several instances, wherein, a person bearing a handgun had not chosen it with the sole intention of killing the other person (Iadicola & Shupe, 2003. Pp. 106 –
No hostile Indians and little threat from wild animals; the government is stable and elected by a democratic process and the citizens of the country have the most powerful armed force ever assembled by humankind in addition to several levels of law enforcement that protect
The main aim of this research is to give an answer to the question whether the withdrawal of gun use rights will decrease murders. As of 2009, the United States had a population of 307 million people. According to production data from