Gun Laws And Controls Of Gun Control

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Concealed Weapons The gun laws and restrictions have become a very controversial topic in the world today. The people of the United States are nearly spilt on whether or not there should be stricter gun laws, but more people lean towards the stricter side of the line. Although many would argue that stronger gun laws will increase crimes, stricter gun control legislation is an attack on the 2nd Amendment, and there can be no ‘Partial Restriction’ of fundamental rights. Many people question the assumption of whether citizens who carry have an affect on violent crimes. Whether than actually associating the crime with a person with or without a legal permit of a concealed weapon. Both on an international and a state-to-state level, there is a direct correlation between rate of gun ownership and violent crime. Therefore, if the rate of gun ownership is reduced, the instances of violent crime will reduce with it. 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. As detailed in the 2nd Amendment, our founding fathers saw the right to bear arms as a fundamental liberty of every law-abiding citizen. “The Supreme Court has also affirmed a reading of the 2nd Amendment by which individual citizens have the fundamental right to own and bear arms for the purposes of self-defense against violence or tyranny” (The Financial Word,, par 2). “The potential for a citizens’

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