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It's unconsitituonal, and there's nothing wrong with letting kids eat fast food. The commercials are promoting kids to eat at their restuarant, not to ONLY eat there, 3 or more times a day, and never exercise(Wherein lies the real problem). If you force fast food Industries to stop advertising to children, you must also force candy industries to stop making their products in colorful cartoon shapes, and video game industries cannot advertise to children because excessive amounts of the activity involved in them is unhealthy.

I ran into this situation as well. I'm progun, but I ended up getting myself into a situation where I needed to argue as an antigun for school. I think I did a good job considering the incredulously limited resources I had. I destroyed the essay in shame afterwards so I can't post it here lol.

I can't sit here and tell you how to write your persuasive essay, but I can tell you how I did it for myself.

First, I WROTE DOWN THE POINT I WAS PROVING.

-"Handguns should be banned"

Then I BRANCHED OFF WITH MY REASONS.

-"Most crimes are commited with handguns."

-"Handguns are less useful for hunting"

-"Handguns are more concealable"

Then I DEFEND EACH POINT with either statistics, logic, or fanatical emotion (lol).

-"Over 90% of gun violence in America is performed with handguns."

-"Handguns are not effective hunting weapons, attemping to hunt with most handguns would be cruel to animals."

-"Imagine walking down the street, not knowing who might be concealing a gun on their person, and you could be their next target."

Then I COME UP WITH COUNTER-ARGUMENTS that someone would ask.

-"Over 90% of gun violence in America is performed with illegal weapons anyway. What would this law do?"

-"Handguns are often use by hunters for self-defense against large animals where their rifles or bows would be innappropriate"

-"6% of Americans are licensed to carry a firearm yet we don't hear about these shootings as bad as you make it sound."

Then I ADDRESS The COUNTER-ARGUMENTS:

-"Many of these illegal weapons are a result of straw purchases"

-"Hunters could get a special

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