Essay About The Second Amendment

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The second amendment is needed in the society that we live in today. It would cause a lot of trouble if people tried to amend the second amendment. I understand that the trajectory for the right to bear arm is becoming narrow and people are starting to see an issue with it. But, I believe that there are different things that can be enforced that will prevent some of these issues. Thomas Jefferson stated, “No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.” In this statement that Jefferson had made, it is important to be able to protect yourself from whatever may come your way. People should…show more content…
It could take years for the process to go through and there is a chance that they will not go through with amending the second amendment. If the second amendment was to be taken away without going through congress then people are not allowed to exercise their rights like the constitution states. Because of the second amendment, people are able to live their lives without any worry of other people harming them. People could still exercise this right as long as they are taking the concealed weapon classes that they are supposed to take before they can get their gun. The right to bear arms is still needed in today's time because anything can happen and it is best to be prepared at all times. Even though there are a lot of issues with the second amendment today, I would say that getting rid of guns would not fix the issue. It can cause a bigger issue because people would try to find an illegal way to buy a gun, which would cause more issues for the court systems. But, I would recommend that we have stricter gun laws because everyone should not be able to have access to buy guns in America. I believe that a mental-health check should be added to the process of being able to get a

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