Gun Control Vs. Gun Rights

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Gun Control vs. Gun Rights With conservatives, liberals, and moderates continuously arguing about what is right for this country or what is morally or politically correct, we are forced to find a compromised middle-ground, because it can be the difference between life and death in many unfortunate cases. Conservatives believe that The Second Amendment allows citizens the right to bear arms and protect their individual, inalienable rights. They believe that there are too many gun control laws and that these laws do not keep criminals from obtaining guns. On the other hand, Liberals believe that The Second Amendment is only meant for federal/state government to have the right to bear arms, as well as militias, and that it is law enforcement and only law enforcement’s job to protect citizens and have guns. To Liberals, more guns equals more violence. Even though the Liberal opinion is valid, and they have the right to express their opinions, their opinion could be considered incorrect. To be clear, Americans should not have their safety compromised. The world isn’t perfect, and those who participate in criminal activity will still possess and obtain guns illegally, and are out on the streets endangering the American public. On December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, twenty children and six adults were killed at gunpoint. These twenty children were all under the age of seven years old. This tragedy will forever go down in history and be remembered in the hearts of

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