The Rights Of Guns On Campus Essay

1550 Words Nov 21st, 2016 7 Pages
The studys looked at what the law is regarding the second amendment, perceptions of guns on campus, and varying legislation regarding guns. The second amendment is important to understand, because that piece of the constitution is about gun ownership. Perceptions of guns include local politicians, faculty including students, and Presidents of various campuses. The legislation also includes response to tragedy’s along with issues that arise from them.

The right to bear arms on campus.
This literature review was created to look at the perceptions of gun carry, on campus. Also, the review looks at what the law says in regards to guns and legislation that has stem because recent tragedy’s. Carrying guns on campus has become a question of personal responsibility and rights in light of the recent tragedy’s occurring in the past decade or so. The question arises, will the right to bear arms on campus eliminate gun related violence? While the literature review does not give a yes or no answer it does provide background information to be interpreted by each individual.

In order to understand the right to bear arms on campus we should discuss the actual second amendment. The second amendment is as follows, “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.” (Howard, 2015). The second amendment was written from the founding fathers into the constitution of law. This amendment…

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