Persuasive Essay On 2nd Amendment Rights

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Second Amendment Right “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” is stated in the United States Constitution as the Second Amendment. Several Americans wish to rid of guns from citizens, disobeying and disrespecting the Constitution. I shot my first gun when I was young and have always been surrounded by them. My neighbor does not leave the house without carrying one, nor does my eighteen year old friend. Never once have I felt unsafe or uneasy knowing that there was a gun close to me. The right to bare arms has become a popular local battle in which some people want to reduce the freedom of one owning firearms while others wish for the …show more content…

The constitution is the foundation of this country that states the people of America should have their freedom, including the freedom to have a firearm. Ronald Reagan was a Republican president, and a proud member of the National Rifle Association (NRA). His opinion about gun control is as follows: “With the right to bear arms comes a great responsibility to use caution and common sense on handgun purchases. And it’s just plain common sense that there be a waiting period to allow local law enforcement officials to conduct background checks on those who wish to purchase handguns.” There, guns are not being limited, but rather the people. If one wishes to purchase a gun, they must wait a period before receiving a permit. I completely agree with Ronald Reagan where having a firearm is an enormous responsibility, enough so that a background check is necessary. A firearm is parallel to a tattoo, you are more than likely going to have it forever. Therefore, a waiting period of two weeks should not matter. If one undoubtedly wanted a firearm, or tattoo, then they would be willing to wait since it will not matter years from if they must wait a little bit before receiving it, the permit or

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