Gun Laws: The Pros And Cons Of Gun Control

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Gun laws are one of the things that won’t get everyone satisfied. Everyone has a different opinion due to either political views or past experience. Some may prefer the idea of gun control or banning guns is the only to stop deaths. According to the National Survey of Law Enforcement, “many proposed gun control measures – including bans on assault weapon – will be ineffective at reducing violent crime and that legal gun ownership by private citizens would prove a better safeguard.” Although having a strict gun control may have it’s benefits when reducing death, we must use gun control moderately to decrease the amount of illegal activity surrounding guns. If the government has too much control on our guns, it makes you think what else they can do to control our rights. Now the people who support a strict gun control have great reasoning to, but I for one disagree. I believe we have the right to own our guns and have minimal gun control. I think this is better than the opposing side because of the protection we can have with guns. The opposing side has evidence towards why they aren’t needed, but there’s always evidence why a strict law may not work. Crime rates are a really big issue for strict gun control activists. With …show more content…
I believe this is a better idea because criminals tend to not follow the law. By putting more restrictions, it could possibly hurt the citizens because they’re unable to protect themselves.
According to Marco Rubio, a republican senator, stated, “My skepticism about gun laws is criminals don’t follow the law. They don’t care what the law is, you can pass any law you want and criminals won’t follow it.” I believe Marco Rubio has a good point because if they’re going to commit an illegal crime, they’re not going to legally register the gun. Mass shootings are a big issue due to the large amount of deaths, but this relates to Rubio’s statement because it won’t stop

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