Argumentative Essay: Hate Crimes In The United States

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Today in the United States, the Second Amendment is a largely controversial debated topic by roughly every politician. The Second Amendment was adopted on December 15, 1791. It states “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” (Masters). There are various inputs to this enormous problem, on the bare surface it seems as if a large proportion of this input is contributed by society; or that is what numerous politicians continue to claim. If people take an extensive look at this dilemma many will draw the conclusion that out of thousands of cases yearly, a high percentage of gun violence is deeply rooted back to mishandling by companies that produce these weapons, …show more content…
There is always a possibility that someone is going to be harmed due to gun violence. It is sad to say that it is this way, but that is just how it is. Terrorist attack attempts are heavily increasing, so many lives would still be with their loved ones if just one person could have exercised their right to bear arms and intervene in the dreadful act of violence. Not only terrorism but also hate crimes are happening almost every week now. Since the Presidential election of Donald Trump, hundreds of hate crimes have already begun appearing in various parts of the country. Minorities need to be able to ensure their safety, with many radical violent groups heavy support of Presidential Elect Trump. Many schools are now denying people the ability to conceal weapons on campus, leaving schools to be vulnerable. Just right down the road from my own, Savannah State University a heinous hate crime has been committed, with the burning down of the Beaufort County Black Chambers of Commerce. I would definitely feel safer knowing someone on my campus is capable of stopping a terroristic act or a hate

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