California Gun Laws Essay

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Recent fire arm legislation has challenged the rights of every citizen in the state of California. Such legislation is paving the way for the confiscation of other amendments as well. Although, there are parties against the fight for guns; many do not realize the importance of people being able to protect themselves. Gun laws in California are becoming more restrictive, as a result these laws are costing innocent citizens their rights and even some lives.
One of the amendments of the constitution is the right to bear arms. This allows many to protect themselves as well as defend against an abusive government. Many supporters of the second amendment believe that without the right to bear arms, the government would be free to control the people without resistance. The second amendment states, “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." This shows the importance of guns to the founding fathers and to the safety of our country all together. Without a well regulated militia and the right to bear arms, we would not even have the country we live in. Firearms are not an issue as long as they are safely operated and a little common sense.
With proper training and safety devices, firearms are no more of a threat to innocent individuals then any baseball bat or golf club. Studies show that 31% of unintentional deaths caused by firearms could have successfully been prevented by…