First Ten Amendments To The United States Constitution

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Introduction Many people know all 12 amendments memorised which is very important. The first 10 Amendments to the United States Constitution were introduced by James Madison in 1791. He included the amendments to help the state become more civilised. In those ten amendments the 2nd amendment stands out and plays as one of the most important ones. 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”, which means that any u.s citizen who qualifies the standards can store a weapon at his/her house. “The second amendment was adopted in December 15, 1791” which was adopted to guarantee us citizens safety; yet, we can 't feel…show more content…
“In the whole world there is an estimated 3.7 million burglaries a day”(McGoey). In Texas citizens who have legalised permission to carry a weapon are getting robbed less. Many states have passed an Open Carry Gun Law and most have dropped crime percentage then. On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 in a press conference, “Matt Gaetz, joined by Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, spoke about his bill that would allow concealed carry permit-holders to openly carry their weapons in Florida”(M. Clark). Florida is one of a few states left in the country that didn’t allow any open carry of firearms, but that changed on October 6, 2015. In a press conference, Gaetz tried to allay fears that public safety would suffer by comparing crime rates in states without open carry with those that allow it which proves a perfect statement on why the open carry gun law should be passed. In the press conference Matt Gaetz stated "In the states that allow open carry, violent crime was 23 percent lower"(Gaetz). That shows a huge difference that the law is making and the effect it 's having on citizens.…show more content…
Some people argue that allowing the carry gun law to be legal will increase the percent of deaths, robberies, and assaults. Also allowing the carry gun law to be legal will bring more violence and anarchy to the state. A gun on the wrong hands can be really dangerous and also powerful. Allowing people to carry a gun on the streets any time of the day and any time of the year can increase the number of robberies. Millions of guns each year are sold without a criminal background check, there is no way to know if a person who is openly carrying an AK-47 is a responsible gun owner, or if that person is a threat to moms and children. Making sure children are safe is one of the most important steps to a great nation people take and allowing the carry gun law to be legal is not a step forward but a step back. The community worries the most about our next generation because they have the key to the

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