Crossfire: The Politics Of Gun Rights And Gun Control

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According to the video “Crossfire : The politics of gun rights and gun control - the fifth estate” by Cbs News, it was 9:41 am on December 14, 2012 when Newton, Connecticut police received the 911 call from Sandy Hook Elementary School. However, by this time it was already too late for the children and staff inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. For a shooter armed with a Military style assault weapon, Adam Lanza a 20 year old with a disturbed mind had enter the school. This assault weapon he carried was a Bushmaster AR 15 a civilized market military style weapon capable of firing a bullet every second. Also found in Adam Lanza car were two Large Caliber guns, along with several large capacity ammunition magazines all in which legally belonged …show more content…
In circulation now is ¼ billion guns more than 1 for each American in the USA there also more licensed gun dealers in America than there are McDonald’s restraints. Also each year half of the world’s guns manufactured end up in the USA. America’s solution is track down the top gun stores where most criminals have purchased their guns to figure out what’s happening and to find a solution to keeping guns away from criminals. Guns stores say it is not there problem what people do with the guns after they buy a gun from them. Wither its for protection or to commit a crime. The NRA feels that in any way that results in removing guns from citizens hands is taking away their rights to bear arms wither it’s to keep guns away from criminals or not. NRA argues that there may not be a need for a semi-automatics but that it is an American right to be able to bear arms and that is what they are fighting for. Obama and his supporters want to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines that hold more than ten bullets. However, the NRA will never stand for a ban on assault weapons. Obama realizes this will be hard to …show more content…
I feel very acceptable about the NRA spokesman’s statement that he announced, about an armored police officer being placed in every school. I also agree that one way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun. It is up to us as Americans to protect ourselves and our own responsibilities. Taking our guns will only leave us defenseless and injured. Just like with the children and staff of Sandy Hook School Newton, Connecticut, if there had been an armed police officer in the building those children and staff who where gunned down could have been saved. By either taking the shooter into custody or by taking the shooter down with a gun. If the president can’t send his own children to public no gun zone school, why should American parents have to send their child to the school with no

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