Concealed Carry And The Gun Control Essay

1892 Words Feb 27th, 2016 8 Pages
Concealed carry is a law that has been in controversy for several decades. A majority of people say that not being able to carry a gun is violating their rights. Others say that they don 't feel safe when there are guns around and can cause more harm than good. The use of concealed and carry weapons could reduce the number of mass shootings by making criminals not want to commit the crimes because the people who are armed would be able to defend themselves.
To understand concealed and carry, people need to understand what gun control really is. “Gun control is the term used to describe how firearms may be legally produced, sold, and used.” (Alters 1). Gun control is the regulation of guns that are being produced and sold. It also controls who can and can 't obtain them, to an extent and how they can be used and modified. For example a person who is a convicted felon cannot purchase or even touch a firearm in any setting or any situation. Gun control can be the reason it is so difficult to purchase and own a firearm. The reason there is gun control is for the “safety of the people”. For somebody to buy a gun with a clean record, it can take several weeks for that person to obtain the firearm. In ways, it is easier for a convicted felon to obtain a firearm off the street than it is for an innocent civilian to obtain a gun.
Although, the topic of gun control can be slightly sensitive. It can violate the 2nd amendment, which is of course “right to bear arms.” There has been so…

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