Essay On Gun Control Laws

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American Gun Control Laws

In the United States of America, there are many laws on guns. The problem is there are too many gun control laws and this needs to change. There are so many laws that should not be in effect. Many people don’t even want gun control laws. It is in the Second Amendment that citizens have the right to bear arms. Guns keep people safe and reduce crime and murder. To reduce school shootings, schools should no longer be “No Gun Zones.” There are, however, a few good gun laws. Gun control laws should exist, but should be less restrictive.
In the second Amendment it 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."
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Almost every school in America is a “no gun zone” which leaves the schools defenseless to school shootings. Donald Trump had the idea of making schools, “a gun zone.” That does leave the argument that “some teachers are not qualified to carry a gun” (Phillips). The schools could have the teachers who wanted to bear the guns register and receive training from the police department. Then tell the community that a certain number of teachers have a gun at the school but do not release any names. If those teachers were out a day, people would not feel the school was less protected. This would make schools less vulnerable to…show more content…
For an example, a good law is that “felons cannot own or be around any guns or weapons” (“Gun Control”). By doing this, the criminals’ weapons are legally taken away. Another good gun control law is the “Seven Day Cool Off Period.” With this law, a person has to wait seven days to receive a gun after purchasing it. If a person gets mad at their boss and wants to buy a gun to kill him, they have to wait seven days to get their gun. At this time, most normal people would have cooled off and would not be a danger. This also applies to other impulsive behaviors, such as suicide. This reduces the over all death rate so not all gun laws are

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