Gun Control And The Gun Laws Essay

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On April 28th 1996 a gun men armed with a semi-automatic rifle shot and killed 35 people wounding 18, after this the government decided that maybe their gun laws needed to be re-looked at. They implement stricter gun laws and even had gun buyback programs for guns that were decided illegal so that no one was losing money. This lead to lower gun related suicides as well as gun related homicides these dropped 65% and 59% respectfully. This was in Australia of course not is America, because in America we hold the
In America we have the right to bear arms written into our constitution as the second amendment. "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." With over 62 mass shooting under our belt America still refuses to implement stricter gun laws. Looking into murder rates and suicide rates as well as accidental shootings it is very clear that guns are a huge problem and that gun control should be something we want. Why aren 't we controlling them more? What does the right to bear arms really mean?
We have the right to take build a militia to protect ourselves from a controlling government, which is exactly what some people would suggest as a repercussion to taking away their guns. We would never be able to outlaw guns completely and that has never been the plan. It is perfectly okay to have guns for hunting and even protection. What isn 't necessary, however is having a…

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