In this current event, the EU is trying to ban guns, mostly because of a recent gun shooting in Finland. Finland has one of the highest amounts of guns per capita in the world. The EU parliament is trying to change the age to be in possession of a gun to eighteen—-although at the shooting at the school in Finland, the shooter had already turned eighteen a month earlier.
If the vote comes out in the government’s favor, the law will be applied in 2010. Most of the guns that have been confiscated in EU countries have been converted handguns, which are sold legally in stores.
So our critical question is: Should the government control what people can and cannot own?
Here’s what we think:
What do you think? Should gun control be left to the government? Would that keep paper safer?
Spider Pig and Flying Onion Boy.