Essay on The Issue Of Gun Control

1811 Words Jan 15th, 2016 8 Pages
“You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don 't enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons. It 's not the law-abiding citizens; it 's not the person who uses it as a hobby.” A quote by Michael Steele, who was a politician, born in 1958 discussing one of the flaws in peoples struggle regarding gun control.(Brainy Quote) There are plenty of issues regarding gun control that makes it a highly spoken on topic within the government and even average citizens’ conversations. The reason that gun control has been sneaking its way into these people’s lives is plainly due to the fact that the effects of gun control are so painfully obvious that you couldn’t even ignore them if you tried. This is the issue that is making itself known for plaguing the U.S for many years, and has been the main source of heated debate for politicians like the presidential candidates who use the gun control issue as fuel for their voting campaigns due to the amount of crimes committed by mentally ill people with guns like homicides, robberies, genocides, and even those citizens who can slip gun controls grasp on their firearms.
Nowadays you will see sophisticated defense systems with well-trained armies and police forces, however back when the second amendment was instituted in the constitution in 1791 there was no standing army but there were men who were subjected to carry guns…

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