Guns And Gun Control

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Nashrah Quadri
Oral Communication 101-103
Gun Laws

Guns have been a part of our society in America since its birth. The Second Amendment of the United States protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. It was adopted on December 15, 1791, along with the rest of the Bill of Rights. Throughout history, citizens of America have used for many different reasons. They have used firearms to protect the nation, protect their families, hunt for food and engage in sporting activities. The issue of Guns and Gun Control is complicated. Considering the rights and liberties of a citizen against the welfare and safety of the public has always been an insecure balancing act. In the United States, gun control is one of these intense issues that have both sides, Democrats, and Republicans, firmly established in their positions. Those parties in favor of gun ownership and the freedom to use and keep arms rely on the fact that the supply for such rights is treasured in their constitution.
In this place of growing violence, gun advocates feel more than ever that their position is justified. As citizens of the United States, possessing a gun is a fundamental right and may even be a necessity to some. Anti-gun lobbyists address the same growing violence and gun-related crimes as an effort to call on the government to take action. By putting down more laws and stricter control, these people that are not in favor of guns, feel society would be a

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