The Pros And Cons Of Self-Protection And Gun Control

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Self - protection and gun control are still a big topic of discussion. There are those who are against self-protection and want strict laws set for gun usage and there are others who don’t want to have strict restrictions for guns and who are for self-protection or their rights to bear arms. Without researching the topic, I would believe it could be beneficial to carry a concealed weapon around in case someone was in trouble. I could also see it being a terrible mistake if it got into the wrong hands, too. Therefore, I will research if carrying concealed weapons such as guns, or if gun control would be a good or bad option for the U.S.
First, to put it simply carrying concealed weapons could help save somebodies life. In Gius article he uses
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“These results suggest that, even after controlling for unobservable state and year fixed effects, limiting the ability to carry concealed weapons may cause murder rates to increase.” (Gius 267). The right to bear arms law holds the U.S back from locking down strict laws for carrying guns or monitoring who owns guns. Many people wouldn’t like totally banning of guns but would like to mend the gaps in the right to carry guns’ law and would like to have guns who holds no more than 10 rounds. It would be beneficial to have stricter laws on who carries guns but again it would only help the U.S. in a minor way. Conclusion agree to …show more content…
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