Essay on Gun Control Is Too Much?

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How Much Gun Control Is Too Much?

In the world that we live in today, gun violence has been a major problem for many years now as well as crime rates. The government needs to have some type of gun control laws to fix the problem in America on the gun violence. America needs some type of gun control to fix the problem without infringing on one’s rights, but also have a strong effect on gun violence in America. Does gun control laws increase crime rates or decrease crime rates, and if so how much gun control is too much?
Here in America, there is a long history of guns, and they played a major role in it as well. The first gun landed in America in the year of 1607, and many different types of wars were won by the use of guns. America winning those wars are what have set this country out from many different wars. The first weapons in America were mainly used for hunting. Then they were used for the necessity of protection. The first firearm that was introduced to America was the cannon. As time went on there were many advances to the firearm technology. By the 14th century there were hand cannons that were carried by the Europeans in America. Throughout the many years later to come, America was introduced to matchlocks, wheel locks, flintlocks and the wide diversity of weapons that we now have.
The Second Amendment states, “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security if a free state, the right of the people to keep bear arms, shall not be infringed” (Gun…

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