Essay on Anti Gun Control

984 Words Feb 28th, 2002 4 Pages
Anti Gun Control
Should the mere fact that criminals committing crimes with the use of guns infringe the national right of the innocent to possess guns. This is a question that arouses everywhere and no matter which way it is viewed the controversy will always go on. "A gun is a mere tool that can be used for good or evil. Our country is based on the belief that man is good until he or she is proven to be otherwise."(Harris p.2) This means that only a few people are committing crimes with uses of guns and why completely remove them from society. Therefore, we should strenuously protect the rights of free men and likewise prosecute and punish the criminals who abuse the rights of others. The problem with gun violence is associated with the
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Our country is very restrictive when granting the public to own or carry guns. Therefore, our government came up with the "Shall Issue" law, which prevents anyone to own, or posses guns that have a record of criminal injustices or a record of mental illness.
People learn responsibility when they are young children and what they learn reflects what they do and how they act later on in life. Children that grow up in a good atmosphere tend to have a better understanding of life and respect the life's of others. Children would also have a better mean of recreation, for example hunting, and for a means of protection from criminal acts. On the other hand, the ones who grow up in difficult homes that have unaffectionate parents tend to turn to crime as a way out or they are just doing what they think is right. So, we need to educate young children about the dangers of guns if they are not respected.
Most Americans who believe that more guns mean more crime are afraid of people carrying handguns in public places and believe that people doing so would cause minor grievances to escalate into a gunfight. This is why the issue on gun control was ever brought up, from scared and frightened people. But, in reality handguns in the hands of law-abiding citizens deter violent crimes while producing no significant rise in gun-related crimes; moreover, it has made them decrease considerably. So why wipe them completely out of society,

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