Persuasive Essay On The Right To Bear Arms

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Even though America has had many faulty shootings that have occurred, the right to bear arms should be protected. There are some citizens that feel as the American government should just completely ban guns due to the fact of school shooting, high murders rates or even shootings in public places. But what these citizens forget is not every person that owns a gun goes out there commit crimes. The right to bear arms should be protected for one reason it gives people added protection. Someone using the right to bear arms could potentially save someone 's or dozens of people lives. Also taking this right from citizens will only cause more problems and does not guarantee the crime rate will go done. People do not like the idea of being told what …show more content…
The people that are against the right to bear arms will say things like that is what the police is for ‘’but in fact, concealed carry permit holders have better safety records than police officers, and more criminals are killed by citizens defending themselves than are killed by law enforcement.” Majority of people keep guns in the home to protect their selves and family from robbers, home invasion. Women are always seen as an easy target to criminals. For example many women do get rape or kidnapped imagine how much of these things could be prevented if they were using their right to bear arms. Men also can be targeted by criminals too. Most of time when men are target it 's by a group of people and sometimes they are shoot and beaten. If any men were using the right to bear arms these criminals would have ran off. Many get a peace of mind knowing that if they are somewhere or even home alone they can protect their selves because law enforcement do not always get there quickly. How about when clerks at convince are robbed and are able to protect themselves. Sometime these clerks are murder so they cannot identify the criminals. The people against guns should also know take into consideration that the people that do these tragic shootings are not usually permitted to carry a gun and bought them off the streets in secret markets. Citizens should always have the right to …show more content…
The crime rate would most likely go up. Citizens that uses their right to bear arms would become highly upset that the right is taken from them. This right being taken could cause riots to start and make everyone go into chaos. Which would put citizens and law enforcement in danger. When people feel like someone has taken something from them they don 't think straight they start act careless and can even start do criminal activity. If the right to bear arms was taken away it would make people like they no longer have any rights at all and it would make citizens feel like it is a dictatorship. Which is one thing that Americans hate is being told what to do. Also if guns become banned this will not stop criminals or reduce the crime rate. The criminals would just want to get the hands on the guns even more so they can sell it at a high rate for profit. Criminals did the same thing when probation started. The government would just help these criminals get more money and have many of their good citizens dislike them. This ban of guns will also help criminals get away with more crimes because now the no one can have guns the government does not know who the gun belongs to when a crime is committed because they could not monitor who has one. “The official report on the worst mass shooting in America history concluded that a limit on magazine capacity

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