Gun Control Is Bad Idea? Essays

1289 Words Mar 3rd, 2016 6 Pages
Gun Control is Bad Idea Americans dote on guns. The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: "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." Many people take advantage of the Second Amendment. Guns are used by millions of people for hunting and safety in the United States. However, a lot of shooting accidents were occurred in recent years. Many people think the Government should implement gun control. Government use laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms in order to control crime and reduce the harmful effects of violence. In fact the gun control is not a good idea. The reasons of the gun control is ineffective that are each of the shootings the killers was the person who shot, not the gun itself, most of guns ware used by criminals are obtained from illegally and the law abiding citizens who lost guns for gun control will lose ability of self - protection. Government implement gun control is ineffective, because the most of criminals gain gun by illegal means. If government implement gun control, law abiding citizens will hardly own a gun for self-protection. However, in the article “Just Take Away Their Guns”, James Q. Wilson wrote that “Moreover, only about one-sixth of the handguns used by serious criminals are purchased from a gun shop or pawnshop. Most of these handguns are stolen,…

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