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Gun Control: Shoot it Down

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Gun Control:
Shoot it Down

Barack Obama once said, “We’re a nation that believes in the second amendment, and I believe in the second amendment.” The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms. Gun control is redundant and unconstitutional. By enacting gun control you are taking away a person’s second amendment right. Gun control advocates believe that stricter gun laws will keep firearms out of the wrong hands. They are confident that if delinquents do not have the opportunity to get weapons the crime and murder rate will decrease. Gun Control and stricter gun laws absolutely will not make the crime and murder rate decrease.
Approximately 1,500 new gun laws have been familiarized since the Newton Massacre in Connecticut. Of 1,500, only 178 of these laws have passed at least one chamber of legislature. Out of the 178 that passed legislature, only 109 have become a tangible law. Since the Sandy Hook shooting every state has enacted at least one new gun law (Kristen Tate).
Have the laws against drugs kept them out of the states? Then why would it work for guns? People can get their hands on whatever they want if they know the right people. Since 1950, every mass shooting with the exception of one has taken place where carrying firearms is banned. Felons can get a firearm whenever they please. All they have to do is discover someone who is marketing a gun. This way he or she does not have to go to a gun shop and have a background check just to get a gun.
Modern handguns are no longer legal in the UK. In 1996, before the law against handguns was introduced, the rate for international homicide in the UK was 1.12 per year. In 1997, when the law was enacted, it rose to...

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