Gun Control

766 WordsOct 7, 20154 Pages
Gun Control Paper Gun Control has been an issue that has been brought to the public’s eyes in recent years. This main issue has been going on for many years, for example when John F. Kennedy was assassinated; it raised public awareness to the lack of control on sales and also possession of guns in America. Until 1968 guns were available over the counter in stores and through mail catalogs to just about any adult in America. This was an example of how loosely guns were regulated which bring us back to the issue of guns. The constitution tells us in the second amendment that we, as American Citizens, have the right to bear arms. But the government is trying to change that by regulating everything to do with owning a gun. My stance: Gun…show more content…
Americans are divided when it comes to the issue of Gun Control. Some for it and some against it as you have seen from above. Americans believe that with firearms regulated, that there is not going to be a decrease in crime rate, not true. They feel background checks are safe and benefit society, not true. The government believes that it is their right to spy on us, think again. People should not have to be controlled by background checks, the government, or anyone else stopping American Citizens from their own constitutional rights. To help support my opinion on Gun Control, I say we need to revise the gun laws in America so people aren’t being

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