The Importance Of Stricter Gun Control Laws

Guns do not kill people; people kill people. Shooting a gun does not simply happen by itself, but the person behind the gun pulling the trigger. By regulating gun laws, we may say that by having stricter gun control, it will be difficult for criminals to get a hold of a gun, but it does not mean that there will be less crime or fewer deaths. Criminals do not follow the law regardless, so what makes everyone think that by having gun control, or by regulating gun laws that it will change the way things are. Therefore, there should not be stricter gun control laws in the United States. Having more gun control laws will reduce gun deaths. In the United States guns were leading deaths by homicide (66.6% of all homicides) and by suicide (52.2% of …show more content…
The second amendment of the United States says, “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.’’ Owning a gun in America is an old tradition, older than the country itself. By adding more gun control laws it would mean my rights are being manipulated, the right to bear arms; slowly taking away from us (US Supreme Court, …show more content…
By adding more and stricter gun laws, there will come a point that our second amendment will be taken away from the people. Stricter gun laws would make it harder for civilians to protect their home and families. If we had less gun control it would be easier to defend and protect them self when the police cannot make it in time. And criminal will think twice before committing a crime. The reason why we should not have stricter gun control law is because the problem is not adding more gun laws that will not solve the solution to why we have deaths or guns falling to the wrong people. With or without gun control law; criminals will still get a hold of one. Instead of trying to enforce more gun control laws, we should focus on educating the people about the safety of gun usage and by owning a gun does have the advantages of protect not only oneself, but your

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