Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

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In the future of this great country, we could lose the right to protect our own. This would be done by destroying our right to bear arms. The fear of guns, a mandated background check, infringing on our Second Amendment rights, and keeping the regulations of firearms within each individual state are the current issues that are impacting the federal government’s need to control our gun rights. This paper will present these four issues in more detail, along with a proposed solution to this problem. The number one issue surrounding the government’s need to control our gun rights is fear. The main source of this is the anxiety stems from the need of parents to protect their children. The debate of gun control has come to the forefront in…show more content…
In order to protect the right to bear arms, individual states are proposing laws which will render all federal gun control measures useless. The Tenth Amendment states, “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”(Tenth Amendment, n.d.). Since the Second Amendment does not expressly grant the federal government the power to regulate our right to bear arms, these laws are to be controlled by the…show more content…
According to Kansas legislature, this law “prevents any federal agent or contracted employee, any state employee, or any local authority from enforcing any federal regulation or law governing any personal firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured commercially or privately and owned.”(Legislative Resources, 2014). Federal laws requiring serial numbers and background checks as well as those barring the sale of handguns to minors and the sale of firearms to violent domestic abusers are also included in this act. Another bill based off of the Tenth Amendment, the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2013, would make it legal for anyone issued a conceal-and-carry permit to have the ability to carry their firearm concealed across state lines, requiring the states to recognize each others’ carry

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