Gun Control Importance

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The Bill of Rights puts limitations on American citizens and are to protect us from harm. The two most important amendments in the Bill rights is amendment one and two. Protecting people’s beliefs and right to protect themselves by carrying an armed weapon are important. Gun control is also an issue that leads to if we should add more restrictions or more freedom. In the Bill of Rights, the first amendment states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” I believe this is the most important to the maintenance…show more content…
Guns don’t cause harm upon people, but people hurt others with anything that can cause damage. As long as there is a background check for criminal records, mental health problems and restricts guns should be allowed to be carried. For instance, when there is a school shooting people become sitting ducks and have nothing to defend themselves when facing danger. It is already guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution that gives people the right to protect themselves and could lower crime rates. In addition, the amendment has no restricts when it was created so it should be given restricts. One argument against gun rights is that the amendment was written in a different time for weapons like muskets. Eliminating our rights shouldn’t be allowed, but adding more restricts to what we can do is exceptional. The Second Amendment states that people are allowed to carry concealed weapons meaning that they are concealed. Someone wouldn’t be able to steal something they can’t see removing the concerns of a violent act happening. They also need to follow the same restrictions of the law which they have to get a background check to carry. Another safety restriction can be having a lock on the trigger of the concealed weapon. Background checks need a thoroughly examination before allowing a person to buy a gun. People should be allowed to protect themselves no matter where they are at. A responsible gun carrier could protect the innocent from the violent act of a shooter. A lot of people believe that gun-free zones are safety zones, but families of victims of shooters can disagree. Firearms aren’t the only thing that can be dangerous, yet chemistry majors create explosives without any concern. Guns aren’t the only thing that people should be concerned about, yet they overlook other dangerous factors. For example, chemistry majors don’t go through background
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