The Importance Of Guns

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Along with roughly 600 years of guns’ history, guns have always been very influential and they have become the quotidian tools which people would use to hunt for food and protect their loved ones. Unfortunately, in recent time, the wave of anti-gun has expanded due to some of the mass killings happened sporadically around the globe that makes publics believe that guns would only be dangerous tools. But in reality, guns have been used constantly for self-defense and banning guns will actually increase the threats to individuals. Therefore, guns should not be banned since they have proven to be necessary for self-defense as well as guns would actually reduce the crime rate and banning guns would indeed do nothing to restrain the criminals because …show more content…
Nowadays there are many cases of assault and mugging. According to FBI research data of 2015, there are about 1.18 million violent crime and more than 37 thousand cases of assault occur each year in the U.S but the crime committed rate in U.S. is rather low compared to the worldwide. That means there is an even more violent crime being committed around the world every year. (FBI) In face of this large amount of criminal assaults, people need an effective method of self-defense, and guns are prone to be the best choice for people. In the case of the church shooting in Aurora, Colorado, the whole adversity was stopped by one of the church members who carried a gun. (Hunter) In another case presented by the Tampa Bay Times, a robbery happened at a corner store on May 10, 2016. The robbery was prevented because one of the victims happened to carry a gun with him (Lott). From the two separate cases presented, it can be seen that if the victims in both cases were not carrying guns, the criminals would’ve gotten their way and the case would’ve taken on a much more tragic ending. There are countless self-defense cases taking place every day and they should all be treated seriously or else they might become a larger problem like what happened recently at Sandy Hook Elementary, and in Pulse nightclub, if there was someone with a gun, the bloodbath would have been hindered, or not as tragic as it was. Guns had played …show more content…
These dreadful mass killings were undoubtedly committed by the radical minority who intentionally wish to harm and kill others (Kyle). They would do whatever to harm others and when those criminals, don’t follow laws and restricting more of the American's freedom when it comes to self-defense isn't a responsible answer (Palin). However, if guns are allowed, criminals would know that if citizens carry guns, they will not be able to take an advantage because they are more likely to be stopped (Abe). According to Citizen Reports UK, over 500 people were killed every year ever since banning gun had established (ibid.). These prove the point that gun ban will not disarm criminals but attract them and even if guns are banned in the United States, there will still be killings. The prohibition of guns will only be in

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