Banning Guns From The American People Essay

2362 WordsNov 21, 201610 Pages
Every day an American is the victim of robbery, breaking and entering, rape, or mass murder. The person committing the crime does not always have a gun, but they do have some type of weapon on hand whether it is a knife, hammer, or even a baseball bat. The person who is committing the crime is there for one thing, to harm that person or their family. How safe are they if they have no way to protect themselves? Criminals break laws every day, they do not listen to other laws preventing them from breaking into another person’s home and taking everything they have, laws against rape, or kidnapping, so why would they listen to laws about guns? Liberals believe that removing guns from the American people will solve all of these problems but what they forget is the fact that these same criminals get their hands on illegal drugs and sell them to kids. Why would it be any different with banning guns? So we disarm the law abiding American citizen and the criminals who still have the guns will just have an easier target. Banning guns is not going to help save lives or prevent shootings. Gun bans will do the opposite causing more crime, violence and deaths. An article by Taya Kyle, a recently famous widow from the movie American sniper has come forward in her opinion with gun control. She states that “I have been afraid of guns, I have sworn I would never use a gun on another person and so did not need one, and I have wanted to deny the existence of evil.” (Kyle, 2016) For the people
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