Why Do Guns Dont Kill Essay

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Guns Don’t Kill
Every year guns are used over 80 times more often to protect a life than to take one.(Guns In America). Donald Trump argued that tighter gun laws would not help at all in preventing mass shootings, but just make it worse, saying that people with mental illness will always "slip through the cracks." (Stricter Gun Laws). No matter what laws the government makes, criminals will still always get their hands on guns, but “the only thing that stops a bad person with a gun is a good person with a gun.”(Only way to stop). It is an American right to bear arms as it states in the constitution in the second amendment. As Thomas Jefferson said “No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms within his own lands or tenements." (Gun Control Quotes). Some may think that tighter gun laws would prevent these incidents of mass shootings from happening, but criminals will always find a way to get guns.
The second amendment implies that every citizen has the right of gun ownership for self-defense, and personal use. On December 14th,
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Criminals will always get their hands on guns even with stricter gun laws, the people need to defend themselves. Gun free zones are no help, it just makes it easier for crazy people to kill people without being stopped. Armed citizens would be able to fight back in those situations where mass shootings happen, and overall save many lives. There should be fewer laws on the restriction of guns, to get a gun all you should need is a background check and to take a class on how and when to use a gun. No laws will stop or prevent these shootings from ever happening, but just take more and more freedoms away from the people. Why should the American people have to suffer with more restrictions on guns because of the criminal’s actions, when they should be the ones who get punished not the good

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