Argumentative Essay the Right to Bear Arms

1159 Words Oct 8th, 2011 5 Pages
UNIVERSIDAD DEL TURABO
NAGUABO, PUERTO RICO

ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY
FINAL HOMEWORK

LURDES M. PEREZ
S00604108
PROF. RAMOS/ENGLISH 153

Right To Bear Arms Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to a complete stranger who is in your house, threatening to harm you, and your family, and you cannot do anything about it. Imagine, not being able to go target shooting or hunting, because there are laws passed to prevent you from owning a firearm. The truth is, more and more people in this country are trying to restrict law-abiding people from owning firearms due to the overwhelming rise in gun related crimes. As law abiding citizens, the constitution gives us the right to bear arms. Whether it is for recreation or protection,
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It can be used for recreation, or for self-defense. Like a chain saw, it can hurt its owner if the owner is careless or stupid with the tool. But the modern firearm is safe. The gun cannot load itself nor fire itself, that why there is this famous quote that goes like this “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people”.

Lurdes M. Perez S00604108 How about hunter where would we be without them? Can you imagine not being able to go hunting and trying to feed your family or let me put it even better how about an attack from a forest animal like a black bear or a bob cat? If guns were bad why does the president of the United States believes we have a constitutional right to bear arms, this is what he said on a conference, at Watertown, SD, 5/16/08 and it go on saying that Obama, will protect the rights of hunters, shooters, collectors and other law‐abiding Americans to purchase, own, transport, and use guns. Some citizen say that all guns should be banned the sooner the better. They also comment that there should be “Zero Tolerance Policy”, for anyone who has guns except for police officers and they go on saying anyone with guns should be prosecuted right away because they remain dangerous to the public. But in that same conference Obama states that he respect the right to lawful gun owner to hunt, target shoot and use guns to protect their families.
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