Encouraging Gun Ownership with Reference to European History
What does Lenin, Stalin, Hilter, Mussolini, Idi Amin, Mao tse-tung, and Pol Pot have in common? When they came to power, they took all guns from the civilian population. For this reason my specific goal is to encourage gun ownership.
Introduction: The gun 1st appeared in Europe's literature in 1326. It evolved into a mechanical tool as no other tool before it, it incorporated different materials like wood and metal, it also involved physics, chemistry and had ignition. Thus, making the gun the foundation of modern technology, not to mention the fact it gave America its freedom."The shot that was heard around the World" April 19,1775.
In 1689 the English Bill of …show more content…
So lets use a little common sense, if the federal government can not establish a federal religion. How
can it establish gun control? It can't, the 2nd Amendment forbids it, just like the 1st Amendment
forbids a federal religion. Let's look at the 2nd Amendment, "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."
Now lets move to the 10th Amendment in the "Bill of Rights," it states that the Constitution gives the
federal government certain powers and only those powers listed in the Constitution. Whatever power
is left over is reserved to the States. Thus, the 2nd Amendment takes gun control from the federal gov-
ernment and the 10th Amendment puts the gun issue in the hands of the States. Lets look at the 10th
Amendment, it says: "The powers not delegated to the