Essay about U.s. Needs More Gun Regulations

1686 Words Mar 23rd, 2016 null Page
“I look forward to a great future for America. A future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraints, it’s wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose,” said John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America. This great president was shot and killed by a gun, and to be more specific, a 6.5mm Carcano rifle that was easily obtained and that changed the course of history in America forever. The U.S. needs more gun regulations. If only year 1963 had gun regulations like it does now, a tragedy such as the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, in Dallas, Texas, could have been prevented. However, due to a lack of proper gun regulations it now reverberates with an assassination, as the course of history took its place. This teaches us a lesson that not even the most powerful figure, the President of the U.S., is considered safe from gun assassination. We the people are the only ones who can prevent such future tragedy by making wrong right again, and this is why it’s imperative that stronger gun regulations be enforced in society to limit guns from falling into the hands of the wrong people. According to gun supporters, owning a gun can be justified as a tool because the second Amendment of the U. S. Constitution grants this right: “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” (US Const. amend. II). This has…

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