Gun Control Bills Analysis

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The article “The Dirty Secret About The Four Senate Gun Control Bills” by John R. Lott points out that all the gun control laws aren’t helping anything. John starts off by talking about the Orlando massacre, and how the government was trying to help prevent that. Then he goes on to talk about the senate gun control laws trying to be passed for the purpose of stopping shootings such as the Orlando Massacre. But the fact is that the gun control bills, if passed before the Orlando Massacre, would have done nothing to prevent it. The bills just didn’t do anything to help prevent the massacre. John goes on to talk about the no fly list and how it’s doing more harm than good. The reason for this is because even if you were just suspected of taking…show more content…
After all, the constitution says “all men have the right to bear arms” and the fact that the government is exercising that right by putting up weird laws that don’t even work is very wrong. You can say it denies us of the rights we automatically have as human beings. And the current government system isn’t giving us the support we need in this crisis, then how much can we trust them? If the average citizen can analyze the government’s laws and see that it will not work, what does that say about our own government’s competency? Or maybe it’s not that the government is incompetent, it’s just that they are extremely corrupt and care for the anyones well being but their own. After all, they are obviously putting forth the rights given to us in the constitution and disregarding those rights. So not only does the government deny us our natural rights but also shows signs of corruption. And in the declaration of independence, it says “That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these end, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation down on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.” So when I see the government showing signs of corruption, I look to this quote and think about the fact that we have the right to revolt and alter or abolish it. And then it remind me of the fact that the reason why the colonists revolted was because the government denied us of our rights, and the fact that it was becoming corrupt. We had an entire war based on the fact that we weren 't receiving our rights, and coerce unfair laws on us. And, in my opinion, that is what is happening today. In conclusion, the hardships we’re facing today seems very much alike events that took place in earlier
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