The Problem Of Gun Control Essay

924 Words Dec 1st, 2016 4 Pages
11 million guns were produced in the U.S. in 2013, which just so happens to be the year after the Sandy Hook massacre. That 's more than twice as many as the 5.4 million firearms produced in 2010. (Dent, 2016) In 2014 there was a shooting close to home, in Darby, Pennsylvania where someone carrying a firearm was credited a hero and saved many lives due to the fact that he was legally carrying a firearm. Honestly, there is a lot of propaganda about gun control. So much so that the truth has been lost. Due to current times of the 2016 presidential election, this is a hot-button issue. We had Democratic Presidential candidate Hilary Clinton who is not looking to eliminate guns in American but have stricter control over them and on the other hand we have Republican candidate Donald Trump, who argues that everyone should own a firearm. Even though people having a gun is what leads to such dreadful acts, America should not regulate any further the control of firearms because the gun does not kill people, people kill people, with stricter gun control we would not be able to defend ourselves against terrorism, and the incidences of gun violence have actually been stopped by people who carry guns and have licenses to carry.
First, America should not regulate any further the control of firearms since, in reality, the gun does not kill people - people kill people. Americans were given the right to bear arms with the creation of the Bill of Rights in 1791. The Second Amendment of…

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