Anti Gun Control

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Mia Parra
English 11 P.3
11 September 2013

Anti Gun Control

Due to recent mass shootings in the U.S. many Americans fear for their safety. Many Americans fear to go out to movie theaters, restaurants, and even their children 's schools. In the article "Will Sikh temple shooting spark U.S. conversation on gun control", Peter Greier claims "Americans are deeply split about the prospect of new gun laws, and tragic events such as recent mass killings do not change voter opinions." Gun control laws should be any more strict because it would be violating the Second Amendment and the right to bare arms to protect yourself against criminals.

To begin with, taking away a citizens right to bare arms is a violation of
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Being forced by law to leave her fire arm locked away in her car, she didn 't know this particular time would be the best situation to use it. Her lunch would be interrupted by a criminal with a gun. She watched as he shot each victim one by one. Including her own parents. Had she possessed her gun in this instance these tragic deaths may not have occurred.

However, not all guns should be aloud and open to the public. In most cases assault weapons are used in mass shootings. In California it is illegal to own any gun with with an AK/AK15. Assault weapons are unnecessary to defend yourself. Sometimes all it takes to defend yourself is just revealing your fire arm. For example Appalachian School was being targeted by a shooter when a few brave students showed enough courage to run out to their cars and grab their fire arms. These students were lucky to prevent any deaths from happening.

Furthermore, more gun laws would not stop a criminal from possessing a gun. Criminals already don 't obey the law. Background checks are an absolute must. Background checks should prevent a gun from getting in the wrong hands of the wrong person. Many criminals clan they like the gun control laws because it leaves the victim helpless and without a gun. If every home had a gun, less criminals feel power over victims by possessing a gun. By everyone having a gun, it equalizes the un equal.

In other words, these
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