How To Write An Anti Gun Control Essay

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While many believe it goes against American’s Second Amendment right to bear arms our number one concern should be to reduce gun violence. Gun related violence happens more often than not with legally owned guns, most mass shootings that take place in the United States have been with legally owned guns and Americans are against new gun control laws because of a misconception of today’s gun laws and what federal or state gun laws are actually in place. Other countries that have stricter gun control laws also have lower gun related deaths each year. Before we can choose if we are for or against new gun control laws we must first educate ourselves on the gun control laws that are already in place and the ones that we believe are already in place but are not.
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