For those against gun control, a majority of them turn to the second amendment. Cornell University Law School states this amendment, “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.” Many who oppose gun control keeps this right in mind because they feel that they 're rights are being violated when they are not allowed to bear arms. In addition, a popular phrase opposing control explains that “guns don 't kill people, people kill people” because it takes the attention away from the guns and focuses on the criminals who are
Gun control is a highly controversial topic in today’s world where the fight is between the liberal and the conservatives. Many people believe that guns should be banned due to many recent massacres that have happened whereas others are wanting people to have background checks done before owning a gun. I am against gun control because banning handguns in the United States should not be allowed because handguns fail to protect the people and it is ineffective.
Those who argue for gun control usually state guns are a part of most violent crimes. However, this is not always true. While it is true that limiting gun ownership with laws could prevent individuals from possessing guns, it does not prevent people from illegally having or using guns. Those who carry guns legally are not the problem. According to Mark Gius, the author of “Gun Ownership and the Gun Control Index”, “…only about 25% of total violent crime is committed by a person using a gun, no inferences...
The Benefits of Stricter Gun Control Ever wonder why countries like the United States of America experiences the most gun massacres among other developed countries? No, it is not the barbarous minds of the civilians, but perhaps the country’s lenient handgun laws. Handgun laws and licensing are enforced in many countries, limiting and controlling the possession and use of firearms within the civilians. To an extent, gun control keeps crime and deaths in control as well.
What is the need for gun control? The necessity of gun control is one of the most debatable topics today, and one of the reason for gun control is to get the guns out of the wrong hands. 33 million Americans own firearms for hunting, but hunting is not the sole reason for which many citizens of America purchase firearms. Of all countries, the United States is one of the top countries that is troubled by a large number of criminals who are in possession of guns even without registrations. According to the FBI report for the year 2013 the amount of murders (not counting robberies or any other violent crimes that involved firearms) in that year alone added up to 8,454, and for the year 2014 the amount rose to 9,275. That is an 821 point increase
The need for stricter gun control laws has gotten worse over the last few years as a result of all the shootings that have happened. Every time a brutal shooting occurs, people automatically freak out and either protest or demand stricter gun laws. The News scares a great deal of people by making the shootings seem a lot worse than they actually are. Just because a person is mentally unstable does not make them a criminal. Gun laws are the reason for much of the violent crime in America, the only real way to solve that problem is to double up on the laws of having an illegal firearm so that if people with illegal firearms are caught, then they will carry an extensive prison sentence for it (“Gun Control Laws”)
Gun control is one of the most controversial and one of the most talked about topics in the U.S. Some believe that if guns are taken away that there will be less violence and that the death rate may even go down. While others believe that they have a right to bare arms like it states in the constitution. One of the most talked about reasons on why gun control should be stricter is the obvious: guns are not safe. But what people don’t understand is that everytime a gun is purchased a criminal background check is done right away. What people are unaware if is that the majority of people who purchase guns have already bought one in the past. Another talked about issue is the Right to Bear Arms. The Right to Bear arms has been in the constitution for decades. The constitution is not just something you can edit and re-write everytime you see a problem with it or think its “outdated”
Gun Control The second amendment of the constitution states that “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”. In my opinion, this means that people have the right to own guns to form a militia to protect the nation or to be used in self-defense against a criminal. Furthermore, denying the public access to firearms for protection will only result in more crime, because the only real deterrent to criminal activity is encountering an armed victim that is ready to defend himself. I am opposed to any form of gun control because laws prohibiting the sale of firearms does not protect the general public and restrict liberty.
“Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave; o 'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?” (“The Star Spangled Banner,” 2012). The United States of America is a patriotic nation. It’s founders fought long and hard for the liberties that American’s enjoy today. The Constitution of the United State of American, along with the Bill of Rights was the founder’s way of ensuring that their posterity and all American’s would enjoy the liberties and freedom that were bravely fought for. The Second Amendment to the Constitution protects the individual’s right to bear arms and strict gun control laws infringe on those rights; moreover, the government should focus on the person behind the weapon, not the weapon itself.
Assignment 1 Christian Dino Palm Beach State College Professor Mancusi, Philip Gun Control Gun control is a subject of debate intrinsically, and uniquely, ambiguous in American culture. To start, there’s the issue of the actual constitutional interpretation of our second amendment right. That is, “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. Some argue that the clause “the right of the people” automatically implies that the right to bear arms rest within the individual. While others suggest the fact that it says “a well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state” entails it is limited to the protection of the state against