The Issue Of Gun Control Essay

1550 Words Dec 17th, 2015 7 Pages
Gun Control With many recent terror attacks and mass shootings occurring in the U.S. the idea of Gun Control has crossed the minds of many americans. In a General social survey taken 32% of americans said they own or re in the presence of someone who owns a firearm, this is about a third of the U.S. population (Fox1). Mrs. Hunter runs into a sticky situation at the mall, she is walking around christmas shopping when out of nowhere a man wearing all black starts firing a gun at innocent people. Mrs. Hunter is normally carrying a handgun in her purse, however congress has passed gun control laws not allowing anybody in any state to carry weapons in public. So now she is trapped hiding 30 feet from the shooter with no way of defending herself, and no way of protecting others from being harmed. The second amendment which states "A well...infringed." has been brought under careful reconsideration as a result of tragic instances; however, these circumstances should not come between the American people and their fundamental ability to be able to protect their rights.
Many gun owning americans today believe that creating gun control laws goes against their rights. These rights refer to the second amendment which 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.” The Democratic party and others see the way to solve mass shootings and other gun violence is to put laws in place…

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