Gun Control Laws Should Not Be Legal

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“Gun Control”, pertains to laws dealing with the use of firearms in America. Whether one believes it or not, guns are trying to become outlawed in America, due to an out number of killings and other crimes. As the Bill of Rights states “ A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms should not be infringed” [160]. Many argue that if more citizens were armed, the crime rate would dramatically drop. Guns to become illegal in America does not need to happen, in order to not start unnecessary problems. Gun control laws will not eliminate crime, only gun owners can eliminate crime.

Furthermore, a twelve year old boy brought a shotgun to school, and injured two of his classmates in New Mexico. The boy had easy access to the gun, due to his family being highly involved with hunting. The young boy having easy access to the gun indicates danger, but does not mean that guns should be taken away from citizens for their own safety. Mental health may have played a huge part in this incident, or even too much knowledge about guns at such a young age. If the family will be willing to allow for the child to handle the gun, proper training should be given, and will not hurt the situation, only make the outcome more positive. For example, the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. A male drove to the school, and killed twenty kids between the ages of six and seven. Innocent, young children with their whole lives…

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