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  • Right to Bear Arms

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    Right to Bear Arms Gun control, a big deal in today’s society some people say that we should drop the Second Amendment, the right to bear arms. That is not the American way to do things you just cannot change the law because some people think guns kill people but they do not people kill people. Guns are a very big issue in today’s society. They have caused a huge uproar between the government and the people of the United States and it is time for a change now. Many people now days own a firearm

  • the right to bear arms

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    The Right to Bear Arms The second amendment in the constitution of the United States, declares that all law abiding citizens have the right to purchase and bear arms. This means that firearms will be allowed in citizens homes for use in self-defense against intruders. State governments have the power to take this amendment one step further by allowing open or even concealed carry of personal weapons. Our modern society has fought restlessly over the meaning and practice of this amendment, and some

  • The Right to Bear Arms

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    States. The Bill of Rights states the rights of its citizens. The Second Amendment states: “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”(Madison). Many people have argued that “to keep and bear arms” is not very obvious. James Madison is not alive to clear up this misunderstanding that, for hundreds of years, has caused controversies. Some experts argue that, gun ownership laws should be relaxed because

  • The Right to Bear Arms

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    The Right to Bear Arms How many of us want the U.S. government to have the right to tell us what to do, and when w can do it. There are probably not many who would agree that the government should have that right. Though having gun control laws is not to that extreme, some would say it is the first step. Growing up in a small town, and also growing up with guns my whole life I was one of those people who did not want gun control laws. Then after reading two articles that discussed this topic

  • The Right To Bear Arms

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    Your life is at stake here, would you prefer to have a gun in your hand or the police on the phone? Which is more promising? I believe that law-abiding citizens should be allowed to bear arms for the sake of their life. People should be allowed to own guns because it is a tool of protection from outlaws, tyranny of government, and it decreases the rate of crimes committed. Some may say that owning a gun is a crime itself, and that it will lead to the deaths of innocent bystanders. I disagree with

  • The Right to Bear Arms

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    Do you know what the second amendment is? Or do you just know the simplest definition? The second amendment is simply defined as the right to bear arms. In further definition, the right to bear arms gives you the right to own a gun but restrains where you can take it and what type it is. First, one of the rights that is restricted is who can own a firearm. The Lewis V. The United States case is related to this restricted right because it is involved with gun ownership. Lewis was accused of a brake

  • The Right to Bear Arms

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    of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Dissecting that statement, you will see that “a well-regulated” means firmly controlled, or held to high standards. A militia is a group militant citizens. Next, the phrase “being necessary to the security of a free State,” means we have permission defend our rights to being a free country. Following, we have “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed,” which explains our entitlement

  • The Right to Bear Arms

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    quickly reduce the threat of crime. Many innocent people feel they have the right to bear arms for protection, or even just the pleasure of hunting. Americans have a constitutional right to own hand guns and stricter laws and licensing will not affectively save lives. The second amendment states “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” The Founding Fathers included this in the Bill of Rights because

  • The Right to Bear Arms

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    States the right to own a gun is enshrined by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The text of the Second Amendment reads: “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” (Adams, 2004). The founding fathers borrowed this idea from Niccolo Machiavelli, the Italian thinker. He wrote about the weapons necessary for freedom to defend themselves, to hunt, and to protect the state against foreign

  • The Right to Bear Arms

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    enemies were approaching from various directions such as from the sea or borders. Thus, everyone had to be arm to survive. Also, the 2nd Amendment of the constitution allowed the American citizens to bear arms. It stated, “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” A revolution of technology in the history should be considered as a factor that increased the carrying arms in the country. In 1840, Samuel Colt invented a revolver. It was cheap, reliable and concealable firearm

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