Gun Control

Willie Cardwell
Mrs. Jones
8th: World History
Investigation Assignment

Gun Control

Gun control has always been a national spotlight in American history. "About 80 million Americans own guns," says Deborah White from She also Says, "A fire arm is made for one reason, and that is to kill people." If less people have guns, then there would be a smaller chance of a murder or a shootout happening. There would be a reduction in the crime rate and a reduction of fire arms falling into the hands of children. There are many misguided individuals in our society and it would be safer if they had less access to guns. Joe Messerli from says, "Suicides and ...

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any gun purchaser if a gun law is passed. That is if the government passes a law for just gun control and not passing a gun prohibition.


The prohibition of guns would spark up a bigger controversy. Gaynor Borade says, "That banning guns or prohibition will not make them disappear, or make them any less dangerous. In order to protect themselves, their family, and their property, it is a legitimate right of citizens to own weapons." It truly is a legitimate right of most American citizens to own a gun. The second amendment states, "We have a right to bear arms." This right was described by Blackstone as an auxiliary right, supporting the natural rights of self-defense, resistance to oppression, and the civic duty to act in defense of the state.
The prohibition won't stop people from committing crimes. It will actually make crimes more dangerous because a store owner or house owner wouldn't have a gun to protect themselves. Citizens have the right to self protection and ...

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