Essay on Argument Against More Gun Control

821 Words Apr 20th, 2016 4 Pages
Arguments against more gun control
I read an article from the Economist (2016) website reporting that Texas has just implemented public open carry law this past January 2016 as Texas solution for gun violence. I think the rational is to equip law-abiding citizens similar to neighborhood crime watch prevention. They believe in more power to the people than to the government. My analysis from the Economist (2016) web article is that profit and non-profit establishments are having difficulties deciding where they will stand to minimize large protests. I do not agree and I was more alarm after reading the Economist (2016) article as it stated that some are recommending no gun license and no limitation for public open carry law.
After watching several YouTube videos, I noticed pro-gun groups are sometimes unclear about which government regulation they do not like. They have different agreements on ammunition quantity limit (magazine rounds), and gun types restriction (hand gun, assault rifle, machine gun). They will state that gun control undermine the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. “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.” was quoted from website.
We know that most rights has restrictions. It is not a right to store, carry and use any weapon, in any manner, anytime, anyplace and for any purpose. We heard from some gun owners’ statement…

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