The Issue Of Gun Control Essay

1430 Words Oct 23rd, 2014 6 Pages
In the United States it is legal to own and carry a gun according the 2nd amendment: 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. Anyone can carry a gun around and anyone can buy lethal weapons with ease. CBS a well trusted international news team shows the Americans that the shooter can simply carry lethal weapons on him without any questions asked. (Batman). The argument is that this man got these guns with little effort and others think that this was a rare occasion and that more gun control will not help. Some people think that more gun control would reduce the amount of violence. Christine Watkins an inspirational catholic speaker and writer on the recommended speaker list for the Diocese of Oakland, California writes that guns are dangerous and “are used to kill more than 30,000 Americans each year and injure approximately 70,000”(Stronger). These statistics come from Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. Some believe that gun control would not reduce the amount of crimes committed in America. Some believe that carrying a gun around is a great way of self-defense and that taking away gun control would take away safety Charles Cooke A writer at National Review and a graduate at Oxford University thinks that "a Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every black home, and it should be used for that…

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