The Negative Effects Of Gun Violence And Gun Control
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Whenever some terrible act of violence occurs, such as a horrible school-shooting, people start asking questions and pointing fingers. They want to put the blame on someone or something. The blame is most often put on an inanimate object that does only what the person using it wants it to do. Guns do not cause crime and more gun control laws are not the answer.
Gun control violates rights given to us by the Second Amendment, guns have proven to be extremely effective in deterring crimes and protecting private property, gun control does not work in controlling violence, and gun control …show more content…
(Smith 2) What good is taking away guns from innocent people and leaving them to criminals? 34% of felons themselves said, that in contemplating crime they either ?often? or ?regularly? worried that they might get shot by a would be victim, and 57% agreed that,? most criminals are worried about meeting an armed victim than they are by running into police. 34% of convicts interviewed also said that they had been, ?scared off, shot at, wounded, or captured by an armed victim,? and about two thirds had at least one acquaintance that had the experience. (Kates 12) So of …show more content…
(Howerter 1) One of the most warped and wicked minds of all time, Adolph Hitler, was a huge advocate of gun control. Hitler said, ?History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected people to carry arms have prepared their own downfall.? (Gun Control Hall of Fame 4) What he basically meant is that if citizens are allowed to own guns with out government restrictions than it is virtually impossible for dictators like himself to get into power. Hitler also said, ?This year will go down in History, for the first time, a civilized nation has full gun registration, our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future.? Is that what our country wants? Hitler?s idea of safe was rounding up countless millions of innocent people and slaughtering them just because of their religion and race. A civilized nation he called it, a more efficient police. The Gestapo was Hitler?s idea of an efficient police. He knew that after he had full registration of guns he could get by with the horrible atrocities that he got by with and not have to worry about any retaliation from his governed people because they had no way to go against