Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

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“We the People of The United States of America,” is the beginning of our Constitution. Within the constitution are the Amendments, the first ten are known as the Bill of Rights. The Second Amendment is the one I would like to speak about. The Second Amendment of The United States Constitution reads: “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.” Due to the gun violence in the United States over the past two decades I would propose amending the Second Amendment; to incorporate gun control. The Second Amendment was based partially on the right to keep and bear arms in English common law and was influenced by the English Bill of Rights of 1689. The right was described as an auxiliary right, supporting the natural rights of self-defense, resistance to oppression, and the civic duty to act in concert in defense of state. That was then. There are so many interpretations of this amendment and due to the misinterpretations, there has been unnecessary violence with weapons of all sort, primarily guns. In this paper, I will discuss how I would prose to amend the Second Amendment which I believe would lower the violence in our society today. The right to keep and bear arms has many interpretations. People think that this is a right without any limitations. The issues that were being faced when written back then are no longer major issues now. I don’t want to amend the Second

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