Against Gun Control Essay

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Ready, Aim, Fire Through the past several years, the United States has experienced many different events changing the way people look at the world. Through this same time, it seems as if there has been an increase in the death toll to the lives of American citizens. From the bombing of the World Trade Center in 2001, to the Sandy Hook Shooting, the rate of mass killings in the U.S. looks to be at an all time high. President Obama and many other politicians believe that the answer to stopping all of these acts of terrorism is the further restriction of firearms in the country. The fact of the matter is, the further implication of restrictions to the right to keep and bear arms is not the key to stopping these mass murders. The opposition in this argument believe that to take away the guns and ammunition in the U.S. would put an end to the mass shootings. To take away, or heavily restrict the firearms in the U.S., takes away the availability of a person…show more content…
economy. The United States is currently $19 trillion dollars in debt, with that number rising by the thousands every second (Chantrill). The annual revenue in the production of guns and ammunition in the U.S. contributes $13.5 billion to the economy. Added to that, the annual revenue of gun and ammunition stores in the U.S. is $3.1 billion. Taking away the firearms industry would do more harm than good to the American citizens. Is this what our politicians want? As it is shown, taking away the right to possess firearms and ammunition is not the right answer to solving the problems of the U.S. The purpose in the foundation of this country was to have a free nation, in which the people would govern themselves. The question to be left with is this; will we, the people of the United States, allow our corrupt government to once again put an end to a right that our forefathers graciously bestowed to

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