Political Music Essay

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Brian Eno once said, “All music has political dimensions because it suggests a way of being.” Every song has a distinctive meaning to it. Political music can often affect the public policy process. The public policy process includes: recognition and definition, agenda setting, policy adoption, budgeting, implementation, evaluation, and adjustment or termination. The making of a public policy begins with a problem, which is similar to most songs. Popular music has a major impact on the public policy process. 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." Recently gun control has become…show more content…
“When we 're letting them terrorists watch cable TV and walk out of Guantanamo Bay,” from Justin Moore’s song “Guns” shows how screwed up our country is. Guns give people someway to protect themselves and their families. It is simply used as a self-defense method. If the public policy on the right to bear arms is taken away, then the people are going to be terrified to go outside. Taking away the right to bear arms is going to send our country into a frightening period. If the public policy on gun control is passed and the right to bear arms is taken away our country is going to be an outrage. Sure some people may give up their guns willingly, but the vast majority is not going to give up without a fight. Terrorist and criminals are not going to give up their guns. Justin Moore says, “As long as I 'm alive and breathing, you won’t take my guns,” in his song “Guns.” People are still going to find out a way to have guns. Instead of fighting with people over taking their guns away, our country needs to focus on bigger
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