Essay on Banning Guns Should Not Be Processed

772 Words May 5th, 2016 4 Pages
Banning Guns
Will banning guns really have an impact in the United States? Not much. For over 20 years and until this day banning guns has been a big issue. Not only in the United States but also worldwide. In the Unites States, about 40% of people own a gun. Each year, more than 100,000 people are shot and killed. Couple of states have already banned guns to control this problem. However, within a few years it has worsen the problem. As a result, I believe banning guns should not be processed because it will only worsen the problem.
Banning guns will worsen the problem in different aspects. For example, gang members will always find way to get a gun illegally. They do not care about the law or breaking the law. According to Susan Musser “Breaking the law is their way of living and consequences mean nothing to them.” In addition, people who aren’t part of any gang members will also find a way of getting a gun illegally. Based on the website “Clause” the author argues that these non-related members usually have mental problems. Therefore, no matter how strict the laws may get, banning guns won’t matter for criminal people. Also, the number of deaths will increase if citizens aren’t allowed to carry guns for self-defense. Citizens won’t have a way of defending themselves without a gun. This mean the amount of deaths will increase highly. Last, according to Dave Kopel, “Gun prohibition could destroy America.” He argues that America was born as an armed society. Therefore, guns…

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