Gun Control And The Rights Of The United States Essay

1007 Words Jun 14th, 2016 5 Pages
Gun control has been a prominent issue that has been debated over the past several years. It should only be expanded to a certain extent so that it doesn 't affect the responsible gun owners. The Founding Fathers of The United States believed that all people should have the right to bear arms. Gun control laws will not prevent criminals from obtaining firearms. Gun control is unnecessary because gun deaths in the United States are small fraction of the mortality rate.

Owning a firearm is a guaranteed freedom that the The Founding Fathers believed in. All citizens of the United States should have the right to bear arms if the citizen is mentally fit. The right to bear arms is the second amendment, our founding fathers believed that this undeniable right was so important that it was put into The Bill Of Rights “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.” The Second Amendment clearly states that not only does the militia need guns but all people have the right to own a gun for their protection. Firearms prevent government tyranny and allow for the Citizens of The United States to protect themselves. “Gun control would be in the hands of the government allowing tyranny to occur without the citizens being protected” (“Gun Control”). Tyranny of the government can only be prevented if the people are armed, taking away guns from law-abiding citizens would allow the…

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