Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

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Guns are just a tool, like knives and hammers and it completely depends on the people on how they use it. People who support guns and arms say that the Second Amendment secures individual’s right to carry guns with them and that gun rights is needed for self-protection, and was intended for military to have peace and defend the country if needed (Spitzer, 70). Most of the Americans use guns as a source to protect themselves and they believe that gun ownership prevents crime. A study conducted on November 26, 2013 showed that bans on weapons did not significantly affect murder rates at the state level (Lane, 5). Moreover, even if the rules and regulations are executed on gun control, not all criminals obey the law. Criminals do not care about the rules, they do what they want and what they feel like doing. Gun control laws do not avoid criminals from receiving guns and breaking the laws. In addition, enacting strict gun control laws gives the government too much power which may result in the government taking away all the guns and weapons from the citizen. Also, enforcing strict gun control will involve going though background checks of citizens who wants to own guns which will lead to invasion of their privacy and confidentiality. It is not necessary to have more gun control laws, rather education and awareness about guns and gun safety is needed to prevent accidental gun deaths and crimes. So, guns are necessary to protect citizens from crime and violence, and for their

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