Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

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Something that is very near and relevant to all U.S. residents today is gun control. There are many reason why complete gun control, in its entirety, would not be beneficial. There are some political organizations that would love nothing more than to have the Second Amendment removed from the constitution. Not only would this be completely against the laws of our constitution and but would put many law abiding citizens in harm’s way. With so many gun related murders and mass shooting continuing to happen in the United States, more and more believe that guns are the issue. Braman and Kahan state “The consequentialist version of the gun debate is naturally framed as one between two competing risk claims: that insufficient gun control will expose too many innocent persons to deliberate or accidental shootings; and that excessive gun control will render too many law-abiding citizens vulnerable to violent predation.” The same people that believe guns are the reason for the murders and mass shootings, also want the Second Amendment to be repealed. If the Second Amendment is repealed our country would face its second civil war. Our country would be torn apart from the inside. The Second Amendment was added to the constitution so the American people could defend themselves against a tyrannous government. The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear

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