Gun Rights And Issues Of The United States

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Gun Rights and Issues

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”. As stated in the Wikipedia cite focused on the second amendment, “The right to bear arms is the people 's right to have their own arms for their defense”. Breaking the exact amendment down in to pieces is as simple as that, but yet throughout our world so many citizens have different thoughts and opinions. In my opinion though, I feel we as American citizens have the right to self-protection and the right to bear arms in our own homes and this right should never change.
The second amendment is not only personal for me but also for many other us citizens. I have had experiences with criminals and animals that in those cases if I would have not had a gun, who knows what would have happened to me. Although some say guns kill people, what they don’t understand is the biggest issue we have is not guns, it our people. Guns cannot pull the trigger themselves, they are only used when in danger or in need when they are placed in the right hands. We as citizens have to realize what is wrong with our country as a whole instead of beating all the heat on guns and fire arms. I will explain exactly why this right should never be taken away.
To start off, could you imagine being in your own home with your loved ones and having an intruder bust threw your front door with a gun held in…
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