Gun Culture Research Paper

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Side 1: Contributing to Gun Culture A. The Second Amendment. Also known as the original gun law 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." Numerous people today live by this law as they fight the battle to their right to bear arms. We are guaranteed as citizens of the United States of American the right to bear arms. Harsher Legislation concerning gun control or the banning of guns is not the absolute solution to gun violence; it would only be also the abolishment of a right authorized by our founding fathers. Gun ownership proves that as citizens we can and have the right to protect ourselves if there is a threat to national …show more content…
If anything if the laws that are already in place are enforced properly and rigorously, it is then that incidents involving gun violence will …show more content…
With these licensed gun owners support of gun rights believe situations like the Sandyhook Elementary School shooting, the outbreak at Pulse nightclub in Florida, etc. could have been neutralized. However, any sensible gun owner should, in any event, evaluate the situation. Self-defense can be justified, if and only if, a person reasonably believes that such force is necessary to prevent death or great bodily harm to themselves.There are five components to consider in the process of a self-defense justification: “innocence, imminence, avoidance, proportionality, and reasonableness.” a. Innocence. If the person who initiates the conflict uses self-defense, it can not be justified. Unless the initial aggressor retreats and the other party perseveres or the minister agitation was not deadly, and the another party reacts with deadly force. b. Imminence. When a person is defending themselves, they must react with immediacy. If one seeks self-defense after the deadly occurrence, it is considered

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