Persuasive Essay On No More Gun Control

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No More Gun Control Regulations
“The United States has 88.8 guns per 100 people, or about 270,000,000 guns, which is the highest total and per capita number in the world. 22% of Americans own one or more guns (35% of men and 12% of women).” With all these people owning guns there must be some Gun control regulation. Gun control regulation is the right for a person to own and purchase firearms. Each state has its own set of laws. However in the article Gun Control Laws, some of the common laws is the second amendment which allows people to own firearms to protect themselves but they aren’t allowed to own every type of fire arms. Also there are people who can’t own or purchase firearms. Those include convicted felons within five years of release or parole, minors owning firearms without parental permission, and those confined to a penal institution. There’s
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Gun control regulation should stay as is because it will not decrease crime. In the article A Ban on Assault Weapons Would Not Reduce Crime, it states that “As the numbers of “assault weapons” and “large” magazines have soared to all-time highs, violent crime has been cut in half. The nation’s total violent crime rate peaked in 1991. Since then, through 2012, it has decreased 49%, to a 42-year low, including a 52% drop in the nation’s murder rate, to a 49-year low- perhaps the lowest point in American history.” Due to the statistics in that article, it is shown that the crime rate has seem to decrease as the “assault weapons” increased. So even if more gun regulations were adding it would change much. “Assault weapons” aren’t as powerful as the military weapons. Furthermore, the amount of crimes doesn’t correlate with the “assault weapons” so that means that the assault weapon bans laws will not reduce crimes and criminals will often find a way around the laws. Therefore, even if more laws or regulations were to be added the criminals will not even follow them most of the time so there 's no point in

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