If people continue to talk about gun control along with the president, maybe congress can agree on passing the bill in hopes of becoming a law, so that everyone can keep and buy guns. The 2nd amendment is still to be enforced and many citizens need to reread their right because many are abusing their right to carry firearm publicly. When the background checks become stricter and the age limit changes, less events and crime could probably reduce. It may be hard, but the nation would be
The Power of a Gun In the United States of America, the First Amendment right is one of the most important, allowing us to our freedom of speech. The Second Amendment is the second most important, allowing the citizens to have the right to bare arms to defend themselves, their family, and their country against any threat. This amendment gives us the right to have power for ourselves for protection, hunting, and sport. Due to the recent gun violence in America, some people view guns as a horrid object and want to revise the second amendment. Here I will show the truth about gun control with both sides of view and their respective opinions.
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." Some reasons why this amendment was made are that the framers wanted adults to know how to use a weapon and to be ready to use a weapon if they were attacked. During this time, the British troops were still attempting to overtake the new land, one of the ways they did this was by attempting to take the people’s guns. There was still reason to believe that British would still attack the new country and the United States did not have a real army, so any military action needed to be responded to by
Gun laws are the cause to a lot of the violent crimes in the united states and laws need to be changed so people can’t purchase guns as easily that way we aren’t in as much trouble. Most people that commit violent gun crimes are mentally ill, for example the last school shooting that occured on february 14 2018 at Marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland florida, the gunman Nikolas Cruz was mentally ill. He walked into the school with his guns and shot and killed 17 students and a teacher.He had issues with learning, and controlling his emotions and stuff. (source) Someone that is mentally ill or has certain problems like Nikolas Cruz shouldn’t be allowed to own a gun in the first place. This is where it is believed gun control would have a good effect in the long run, if its harder to get a gun then these guns will not make it in the hands of a school shooter.
The purpose of the Second Amendment The way in which we conceive our laws regarding guns is based solely on one important document: The Bill of Rights. The focus of this paper shall be mainly on the second amendment and how it shapes gun laws. This document will become a very important issue of the argument for less gun-controlling laws and to prove how the government is straying away from the original amendment set forth by the founding fathers of the United States. To fully understand the argument, a full background of how gun laws have evolved is necessary. James Madison is a consequential writer who proposed the right to bear arms, which is the driving factor for the second amendment.
Martin Luther King Jr and Senator Robert F. Kennedy which led to the creation of the Gun Control Act in 1968. Furthermore, there have recently been some mass shooting incidents that have brought about huge debates on the issue of gun control. These debates emphasize the need to strengthen the gun control laws that are currently in place, which are meant to regulate the buying, selling, and owning of gun. Lastly, even though gun control goes against the right given to individuals by the second amendment, having stricter gun control laws is beneficial for the safety of the nation because gun control can significantly decrease the number of deaths that occur because of mass shootings and gun control can also prevent students from shooting up schools. The enforcement of stricter gun control laws would be extremely beneficial for the safety of the people in the United States.
The moment the right to bear arms gets taken away, the government has free reign to take away more rights.The second amendment was not just meant for the people to just own firearms. The second amendment was made so that the people have a right to a militia, and guns, if a tyrannical government took over. The constitution also states “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State...”(US Const. amend.II) The exact reason the second amendment was put in place was to protect the people from the very reason the American Revolution was fought. Taking away guns or controlling them more than they
Gun control means control, it means control for the government and government start controlling the people, Gun control is a board term that covers any sort of restriction on what kinds of firearms can be sold and bought, who can posses or sell them, where and how they can be stored or carried. Gun should be allowed anywhere,citizens need guns for self defense, the Second Amendment provides the United States people the rights to bear arms despite the fact more guns equal more crime. In my opinion Gun control is not a problem, but to other people guns is an issues. To some people gun control is a crime issue, it is a right issue. In my opinion Gun control is a safety issue, an education issue, a racial issue, and a political issue among others.
To support this idea, I will be focusing on two aspects, such as clearly defining the term of gun control as well as the falsity of “more guns, less crime”. Over the last few decades, American citizens have used firearms to defend the nation, safeguard their families, and animal hunting for food and sports activities. The Second Amendment of the Constitution guarantees the people of the United States special rights of “a well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of the free state, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Although people may have this right, supporters of gun control on the other hand believe that guns are too dangerous. In 2011,
Guns are used for self-defence, resistance, hunting, and law enforcement and also it has its other uses too. The right to bare arms is protected safely in the 2nd constitutional amendment. Therefore, banning or outlawing guns from being owned or purchased is immoral and unconstitutional. Gun control in the United States should be abolished and totally eliminated. It is correct that nearly hundred thousand individuals are injured, hurt or killed by firearms in the United States every year (Scalia n.d).
Within each of these issues there are those who want more gun control legislation and those who want less. Therefore, it could be said that it has come a time for change in our gun legislation to make obtaining a gun harder for criminals and the mentally ill. Whether it be through public or private parties. Although gun control in America might seem to be out of control, it 's a matter of gun ownership and gun rights that needs to be reformed into a better set of laws and limitations. Such laws and limitations that would better regulate who can buy or own a gun.
is our 2nd amendment. Some Americans and political parties believe that the 2nd amendment should be taken away because it endangers the lives of Americans. The American people should be allowed to bear arms because it provides safety of our country and ourselves. In today’s world guns are used more than 2.5 million times a year in self-defense. Citizens who abide by the rules use their guns to defend themselves, their
Today the second amendment states the right to bear arms, meaning we the people had the right to carry a gun for protection. In 1995, Alfonzo Lopez was arrested for carrying a gun to school. He was later arrested for possession of a gun and violating the Gun-Free Zone Act. . However; Lopez appealed that the Gun-Free Zone Act was an unconstitutional act on congress, which made the appeal go to the Supreme Court.
One aspect of the liberal push for gun control that has not been discussed is that of increased registration needed things paid for by a fee charged to the gun owners. This may well be going against something in the Constitution. The right to own firearms is promised that something will definitely happen or that something will definitely work as described by the Constitution in the second amendment, just as the right to vote is promised that something will definitely happen or that something will definitely work as described by the 14th et sub-changes, and the Supreme Court found that charging a fee to register to vote, a poll tax, was going against something in the Constitution, it follows, using the same logic, that charging a fee to register a firearm is going against something in the Constitution. This is because of both, voting and owning a firearm, are, unlike getting driver 's license, in a way that agrees with or is related to the
By limiting the freedom to own guns with measures like the Undetectable Firearms Act or the unsuccessful Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, our 2nd Amendment rights become increasingly at risk from being taken away. The solution is not in restrictions on gun ownership, but the education that comes with gun ownership. The government should consider the prospect of providing gun safety training to congress as an alternative to gun control. The National Rifle Association did a study on gun violence. They conclude that “gun safety has proven to be effective against gun homicide” (NRA 2013).