Gun Control: Opposing the Removal of Guns from American Citizens

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Because of many incidents involving handguns, and any other type of gun, the government has been trying to push a gun ban law. As a result of this rumor and possible law, there have been numerous outbursts of support and resistance. Some people believe that banning firearms would be a benefit to our nation’s safety and its population’s safety, while others oppose this proposal and say that guns are not the ones that need to be controlled, people should be the ones that are controlled. During this decision, people from different organizations have expressed their own views and thoughts. Gun control has both positive and negative effects on U.S. citizens. Some organizations report that the removal of firearms will reduce crime rates, …show more content…
There have also been references to second amendment that it states that the ownership of handguns rights are not protected, and that it should be easy to make a law to ban them(Roleff, 82). Another person also says that stricter laws on gun control is needed to ensure the safety and wellbeing of other citizens of the United States(Roleff, 144). Handgun control inc. also supports tough and stricter gun laws and states “waiting periods will reduce the number of criminals who obtain handguns”(Roleff, 153). People like Larry Elder question the amount of gun control actions that have taken place in the past few years and wonders why more action has not taken place because of all these incidents(More Gun Control). There have been estimates that America has the most injuries and murders due to guns than any other country in the world, and that America has one of the largest crime rates because of the fact that guns are everywhere and are in the hands of the wrong people(More Gun Control). The Brady Act has taken provisions in several states and reports that the homicide rates have decreased, but still the suicide rates remain the same as people would find other ways to end their lives(More Gun Control). In 1934, a law called the National Firearms Act, had been set in motion to successfully ban automatic weapons from citizens so that the only ones allowed to have automatic weapons were the police, military, and people with written