Gun Rights And Gun Control Essays

1116 Words Dec 11th, 2015 5 Pages
Gun rights and gun control are always hot items during any political discussion, whether it is between peers or politicians. One of the many great advantages to being an American is the ability to choose for one 's own self what to believe in, another advantage, in my opinion, is the right of the people to keep and bear arms. Clearly nobody should be using a weapon they do not feel safe operating or have no knowledge of how it operates, this leads to unnecessary deaths that could have been prevented with safety training and weapons familiarization.
Another important aspect of safety is that role models reduce accidents, meaning if you practice safety and are knowledgeable about the local laws, those who look up to you will behave responsibly as well. The most prevalent argument for gun rights is the second amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The second amendment is broken into two clauses; the justification clause and the rights clause. The justification clause is, “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state,” And the rights clause is, “the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” This idea is important to a country founded upon revolution and is in the Constitution just for the chance that we will have to revolt again so, as democratic Americans, we cannot allow the large government strip us of our rights.
It is argued that guns are responsible for the violence that is caused by them, if those…

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