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The Argument Against Gun Control

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Firearms have been around since the American Revolution. It’s always a popular controversial topic in America, yet there is no clear solution to solving gun violence. Gun control is debated in an effort to bring down gun crimes, and gun violence, but other see guns as a tradition for the country. People see gun control as dangerous and limiting safety. But times have change. The biggest disputes about gun control are mass shootings, accidents, and violence. The biggest arguments against gun control is that id doesn’t work, gun ownership being a constitutional right, and examples in history of gun control being used in the worst manner. Gun control is a challenging topic, with many good facts for both sides of the agrument. Mass shootings have…show more content…
Throughout history gun control has been used by governments all over the world with a negative result. Forms of gun control have been used by governments as a way of disarming the people, to prevent revolutions. One of the biggest examples in history of negative gun control is Germany. Adolf Hitler issued a statement that all German citizens must hand in their guns, or be considered an enemy of the Country. For example, " The units of the national revolution, SA, SS, and Stahlhelm, offer every German man with a good reputation the opportunity to join their ranks for the fight. Therefore, whoever does not belong to one of these named units and nevertheless keeps his weapon without authorization or even hides it, must be viewed as an enemy of the national government and will be held responsible without hesitation and with the utmost severity."(Wolverton). Hitler disarmed his people before he started a mass genocide, killing millions of people. No one knows if guns could have helped fight against the German government, but Hitler knew if he disarmed the people they would not fight back. Even before Germany other forms of weapon control have been linked to tyrannical Governments throughout history. For instance, "The record is clear. Our Founding Fathers knew from sad experience and from their study of history that one of the telltale signs of a tyrant is the disarmament of anybody who might oppose him. It was true in Athens, circa 490 B.C. It was true in Germany, circa 1930. And it is true in the United States, circa 2016"(Wolverton). Gun control and other forms of weapon control have been used negatively throughout history. Many people argue that gun control is just the start of complete disarmament of the people. It does not matter if you are pro or anti-gun; you cannot argue that gun control and other forms of weapon control have been linked to tragic events, and corrupt governments throughout
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