Essay on The Debate Over Gun Control

1788 Words Oct 30th, 2015 null Page
Gun control. Two words that have been fought and debated over for hundreds of years. Two words that have caused war in countries around the world. Two words that Communist and Dictatorship parties have used to disarm their own people and others for total control. Now, the United States is facing the same problem more than ever. In this twenty first century, the United States government is try everything they got in their arsenal to win the battle for gun control. The ones who are doing the fighting are the Democrats vs. the Republicans. Our only hope is that the Republicans will win the war for the people who are pro-gun. If the Democrats and the anti-gunnists would win, the nation’s gun control would be so strict; civil war would descend upon us. If the government revoked the Second Amendment, crime rates would rise, civil dissent would cause war, and the integrity of the government would be abolished creating a communism/dictatorship government. The year was 1789, the year our government created the first ten amendments, the bill of rights. “ 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” (Pro Con 1). Twenty seven words that make up the second amendment. Today in America every year, 2.5 million times are guns used for self-defense (Pro Con 3). Guns are used all across the United States for self-defense in big cities and in rural areas. Gun ownership is the main reason that…

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