Another con is there were 17,075 homicides counted in 1993 due to the possession of firearms (“Right”). In 1994, there were about 600,000 guns stolen from people (“Right”). Also, some people own guns for the protection of their homes. The National Rifle Association (NRA) opposes gun control laws, because they think all people should be able to own a gun for the protection of their self, family members, and others (Benson). In conclusion, these are just a few pros and guns about gun control, but there are many
The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution states, “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.” Whether or whether not the United States should implement stricter gun laws has been a controversial issue for a long time. “Gun control" is the popular name for laws that aspire to restrict or regulate guns by choosing who the government deems most suitable to sell, buy, and possess certain firearms in order to reduce the crime rate. Supporters of gun control most oftenly call for laws that restrict law-abiding people, the only people who will obey them. Many pro gun control advocates believe that gun control does not go against the Constitution,
This loophole allows guns sold at gun shows or for example on the internet, to be sold without a background check being needed; “‘According to the US Department of Justice, because federal law fails to require background checks by every person who sells or transfers a gun—known as universal background checks–’individuals prohibited by law from possessing guns can easily obtain them from private sellers and do so without any federal records of the
First, The Second Amendment protects your rights. The amendment states, "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. " This amendment states your undeniable right to have a gun. So, if stricter Gun control law were to be enforced, not only does it go against the constitution, but it also obstructs your ability to protect yourself. In District of Columbia et al.
that wanted to fight the local law regarding gun ownership. There was a law that you can only have a rifle or shotgun but they must have a trigger lock on and this would not let the owners use this weapon. Another problem was that they could not have a hand gun. In 2002, Robert A. Levy, began gathering names to form a Second Amendment lawsuit.
The United States of America has an average of 13,000 homicides per year. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Gun Control Act of 1968 and ever since then, people have been pushing for more and more gun control. Gun control is a big issue and regulating and banning them will be far worse than keeping them. The United States Constitution gives us the right to own firearms.
GUN CONTROL Gun control will always be a very significant issue in United States as well as any country that has rules allowing citizens to bare arms. There are those who believe that Americans should not possess guns at all—not one single gun of any kind what so ever. They think the nation would be better without them. All guns have the prospective to be dangerous and should be controlled and handled with much care and cautiousness. Firearms have been part of American life for as long as people can recall.
Nearly 96 Americans die each day from a gun related death, 62 percent of these deaths are suicides (everytownresearch.org/gun-violence-by-the-numbers/.) Almost 7 children and teens are injured by guns every day, but most instances are due to carelessness or unintentional. Here’s where race plays a part. All lives matter in this world but before I bring race and gender into the statistics I would like to state that these statistics are in no way a game, its horrible how much crime and homicide is committed in the United States. That being said, in big cities like Chicago or D.C., gun control plays a huge effect on consumers of firearms, but in 2015 Chicago reached its record high of homicide crimes in the country.
Gun control also limits our constitutionally derived right to own firearms. If gun control is enforced, law-abiding citizens will be forced to give up their guns and their right to own guns, while many criminals who own guns may illegally keep theirs. As the saying goes “If guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.” Guns are an important aspect of our society in many ways. They allow for protection, recreation, and hunting.
This included terrorist attacks, school shootings or just simple hatred murders. With guns, it seems that killing people becomes a lot easier to carry out. The recent Las Vegas Strip Shooting is the best example manifests this lack of gun control problem in U.S. On the night of October 1, 2017, the sound of the shooting appeared in a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The deadly sound came from a semi-auto machine gun which was operated by 64-year-old Stephen Paddock from the top of the Mandalay Bay hotel.
2 Pages “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.” (ProCon.org.) This statistic may not come as a surprise to most. What may shock you, however, is how gun control can actually hurt your communities, and in more way than one.
The second amendment in the United States Constitution gives the right of the people to keep and bear arms which means the people of the United States have the right to have guns and use them. The argument on on gun control is not logical as the second amendment states that the people of the United states have the right to bear arms. Although you can lose your second amendment rights by convicting a misdemeanor involving domestic violence, the government can not take away guns unless another amendment is added to the constitution to abolish the 2nd amendment. In the constitution no amendments can be removed but another amendment can be added to ratify that amendment such as the ban of liquor. After the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting fear struck the nation.
The thing that people don 't understand is that, yes gun owners want to take advantage of this open carry law, but most people that have their license will still conceal their weapons as they don 't want the attention. Most say that when the heat, calms down on all the law changing that they might be more comfortable with open carrying so it’s more of a usual thing to be around. Now gun carriers know all the risk of having their guns visible. Most of the instructors that teach the classes tell them that showing your gun can possibly make you the first target in a situation. Having an open carry they know that it could backfire on them.
The Second Amendment, "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." –James Madison, The Second Amendment. The founders of our country as well as our constitution believed that without weapons in the form of firearms, there is no freedom from the harsh rulings of a corrupt government. These founders had just been freed from the duty of war from a corrupt and harsh government, without their weapons or the weapons of the people; this country would not be where it is today.
In 2012, 64% of reported gun deaths were from people committing suicide (washingtonpost.com). Waiting periods to purchase a firearm can be lifesaving for someone attempting suicide. In a CBS News and New York times poll based off gun owner’s views towards wait periods, 87%-89% were in favor of wait periods (Wolpert 248). This shows that current gun owners believe wait periods have assisted in stopping those meaning to commit last minute gun violence. When purchasing a firearm from a dealer, over 15