Concealed Carry: The Right To Bear Arms

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Ratified December 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights was created to ensure the safety of citizens rights across the United States. The Bill of Rights acted as a compromise between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists, which would then lead to the authorization of the Bill of Rights. If it wasn’t for the Anti-Federalists demand for a Bill of Rights, it would’ve never been added to the Constitution, which would most likely lead to another abusive and corrupt central government. One very significant right listed in the Bill of Rights is Freedom of Religion, This right is critical to America because for some people religion is their gateway to happiness or is the basis of their life. According to The Debates in the Several States Convention on the…show more content…
This right lets people execute concealed carry, which means that they can carry a firearm in public in a concealed manner, or be used for self-protection. Not only does this right play a key role for protection but also for those who participate in recreational game hunting, From England’s Bill of Rights, it quotes, “...may have arms suitable for their defence to their conditions and as allowed by law…” This is saying that one can have a firearm as long as it’s allowed by law, such as having a gun permit. Before this right was established, many men with guns volunteered in their local militias to protect their families and guns. An example would be the battle of Lexington and Concord where British soldiers were sent to destroy the weapons stored away in Concord. Although firearms are still highly debated as dangerous or, it has been proved many times that because of guns, the number of crimes have been reduced; plus having these firearms create a sense of safety and…show more content…
One of these rights is to know why you have been arrested. In older England, when people did not agree with certain customs-like religion-false charges made by the English Monarch would be charged against that person and they would be punished. Most of the time they would never know why or what the charges were. According to The Virginia Bill of Rights it says,”...prosecutions a man hath a right to demand the cause and nature of his accusation, to be confronted with his accusers and witnesses, to call for evidence in his favour…” This is saying that when someone is being accused of something, they can insist on why they are getting charged, either by his accusers or witnesses and may call for insight on his part. If this right were to never have been established, many unjust officials would file false accusations against the one being prosecuted. Also, it’s not seldom that people get wrongly accused for crimes that they have not committed so by knowing why you have been charged you would be able to fight back so the file wouldn’t be charged against

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