The Pros And Cons Of Gun Control

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The second 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.” Recently, the controversy of guns and gun control has been a huge topic of discussion. In the past few months, there have been multiple shootings, including two popular mass shootings such as the one in Las Vegas and the one at the high school in Florida. Some are saying that all guns should be banned and no one should have guns, and that will result in less homicides and mass shootings. On the other hand, some say that there should not be gun control because of the second amendment, self defense and safety, and how it will not change the amount of violence in the country. The topic has been quite tense as there have been a number protests and debates going around in the countries communities. Semi-automatic rifles should not be banned because they are used as protection, having them banned will not change the amount of gun deaths in the long run, and semi-automatic rifles are only used in a small fraction of the total amount of homicides. Generally, statistics verify that gun control will not end gun violence. The first statistic is from FOX News who took part of an article from the Chicago Tribune announced, ‘“At least 32 people were shot over the weekend. . . Perhaps because they were successful there and “gun control” was achieved. Now that it failed, they would have to confront issues like

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