An Argument Against Gun Control

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Argument Against Gun Control

An Argument Against Gun Control As long ago as 1789, the creators of the

Constitution realized the importance of guns in American society. The Second

Amendment states,"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security

of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be

infringed." No loopholes, or legal caches exist in this statement. The Founding

Fathers allow for no restriction of the private ownership of firearms. Yet, in

recent years anti-gun politicians have attempted to control guns in the name of

crime prevention. Gun control makes no effort to control criminals, does not

reduce crime, takes guns from responsible sportsmen and recreational

shooters, and allows criminals to possess firearms superior to those of the

public. Advocates that support the cause of control claim that controlling

firearms will lesson criminal action. Gun control does nothing to control


The fundamental flaw in the thinking of anti-gun polititions is that

guns don't kill people. People kill people. The same logic that leads one to

control firearms could also lead one to endeavor to control automobiles and

fast food simply because they are instrumental in millions of deaths per year.

Why when Americans reject such an absurd theory as "Automobile Control,"

which do not infringe the constitution,. would these same individuals embrace

an idea as gun cont...

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