The Consequences Of Gun Regulation And Gun Control

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Gun Control
After the Newtown, Connecticut shooting that occurred on December 14, 2012, gun control laws came in the crossfire and gun sales skyrocketed. Several people and family victims of the shooting went full force against guns after the shooting and blame the guns for the deaths on that dark, grim day. What people neglect to understand though is that guns are not alive. They have no living pulse and cannot move under their own power. Therefore, as proven in an independent study conducted by Seabag, the conclusion is guns do not and cannot kill people (Seabag). The guns require an operator similar to other tools people use; for example, a hammer. These tools do not have feelings and can not move on their own without the help of an operator
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Both gun regulation and gun ownership are deeply rooted in American history and will most likely never stop “going against” each. Citizens need to realize that without guns there would be nothing to regulate, and without regulations gun ownership would be out of control. Who knows where the world would be at now. Also, without private gun ownership, how would there be enough police funding or police officers to help stop all the crime in the United States? Think about that while pondering and realize that private gun ownership does not pose a threat to society, but actually is a big help in keeping society safe. Gun control laws do not reduce violence and crime, but can actually give criminals more of an opportunity to be violent and commit wrongdoings. For most avid gun owners, it is a historical honor to own firearms and live under the second amendment as a protector. The bottom line is that guns are here in our everyday lives and people are fighting a war between regulating these guns and keeping these guns unregulated. Society needs to be able to find the happy median for both sides because too much of one side can be

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