Limiting Our Protection : The Rights Of A Free State, The Right Of The People

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Dustin Snider Ms. Aukes English II 2 February 2015 Limiting our Protection 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.” In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.(A Little Gun History) There are more statistics that prove that limiting your right to bear arms and gun control is ineffective. The right to bear arms shouldn’t be limited because, guns don’t kill people, people kill people, no studies have shown to prove that gun ownership increases risk of suicide, and in many crimes involving firearms the gun is not legally owned or registered. Limiting peoples rights to bear arms or gun control are brought up quite a bit by events . Well, these subjects are brought up with Congress and they discuss what they are going to do about the continuous problems and events. The Second Amendment clearly states that it “shall not be infringed” though, Congress still talks about setting up stricter policies that are infringing the Second Amendment. Effective gun control has not being achieved someone has always payed the price for it and its the person who gave up their right. Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.(A Little Gun History) This is an example
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