The 2nd Amendment Rights

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The 2nd Amendment Right has been one of the most controversial liberties that has brought many opposing views with it. Gun control has become a vastly argued topic that has left the federal government with many ideas on it. The United States is the leader in per capita gun deaths. Just in 2016 there were 58,428 firearm incidents with 15,077 of those resulting in a death. The current year, 2017, there were almost 16,000 firearm incidents within the first 4 months of the year. Much disagreement on gun laws are because of the differences in states. Gun laws are different state to state, that includes licensing and registration of a firearm, which can make it easier for a person to obtain a firearm. These types of laws has lead to an estimated…show more content…
A loose interpretation of the 2nd Amendment looks mostly at the “the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed”part of the 2nd Amendment, this is usually seen from a pro-gun rights supporter as an all inclusive clause which covers an individual 's right to bear arms. In contrary to gun control supporters, they see the framers setting up the 2nd Amendment as a right for individuals to bear all arms, not only for militia use,but for personal use such as hunting or sport. And any regulation that will infringe upon someone bearing arms is a violation of what the constitution guarantees for them. Having guns is right they believe to have and the way they are used can be…show more content…
The gun debate is a long standing one that is expected to go on for many year. Both sides of the debate have their own ways of solving the argument and each side believes they are the right way to solve it. Pro gun and gun control supporters both have methods to reduce numbers of deaths and incidents, some may work and others may not, but all sides of the debate must look at America as a whole. The population and diversity of America creates so many different ideas and beliefs throughout the whole country. The differences between each side of the country leads to regions deciding on one thought that breaks up states and the country. In reality only compromise will end discussions. Compromise will help make both sides of the debate content and it will allow for people to try the other sides solutions to see where they are coming from. Now in the modern age where information is able to spread to millions in seconds and media reporting more and more things will show both sides to everyone, but it will also arm sides with more information against the other side which can grow them even more separate. Not only is this new tech separating us, but how America lives again shows the diversity of urban v.s rural life where beliefs and guns are used very differently. America still has many years of debate to come about guns and each side will bring new points, but in the end America needs compromise for the better of all
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