Gun Control Research Paper : Landon La Rue

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Gun control research paper landon la Rue “ if you take the guns away from the legal gun owners the only people who would have guns is the bad guys”- bruce willis .The constitution protects all citizens right to bear arms. Our forefathers did not arm the American people for the purpose of hunting, but rather to protect themselves from those who were doing the hunting, namely the tyrant King George and any others who threatened freedom.”A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government”(george Washington). “the act is not apart from the actor” this means that the action has to be done by someone. It cannot happen by itself there has to be a person behind the trigger. To protect our government we had to use guns “The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.”(Thomas Jefferson) During the early years of the united states guns were kept to preserve life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. They were also used to fend off any of the king 's troops. Guns are a very large part of…

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