Persuasive Essay On Increased Gun Control

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Increased Gun Control While the Obama Administration is attempting to put restrictions on and do away with some specific guns, criminals are finding them on the black market. Putting restrictions on gun ownership violates the 2nd Amendment right which is, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, and the right to self defense. The key to keep our nation safe is not having armed citizens but experienced and informed citizens. We need to focus on the values of our people, the part media plays in the violence and the huge lack of respect for our law enforcement. “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people” (debate.org) The President Obama administration in response to the gun crisis and violence happening in today 's society is attempting…show more content…
It is true that more care and knowledge is needed to ensure the safety of owning, selling and buying firearms. Stricter policies need to be put into effect at gun shows to make sure all vendors, even those selling personal collections, are conducting background checks. Registration of guns and better transfer records will also help keep them out of the hands of those who do not need them. The media needs to stop publicizing only gun related deaths and focus on other causes of deaths, this may also decrease the lack of respect towards law enforcement. The President Obama Administration depends on armed security to keep them safe, imagine if they were being guarded with pepper spray and fists, how safe would they feel then? Over all some restrictions are good but there is no reason in banning guns completely. Works Cited "Gun Control." ProConorg Headlines. N.p., Jan.-Feb. 2016. Web. 29 Feb. 2016. "President Obama 's 2015 Executive Actions on Gun Control." President Obama 's 2015 Executive Actions on Gun Control. National Conference of State Legislatures, 5 Jan. 2016. Web 29 Feb. 29 "Leading Causes of Death." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 30 Sept. 2015. Web. 29 Feb.

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