Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

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Our second amendment right, the right to bear arms. This is something that is special, and something we hold dear to most Americans and then there are the people infringing on those sacred rights to bear arms against a radical nation, criminals, or anyone who chooses to cause harm. And this is happening right here in the united states in Chicago. Gun control is too strict in Chicago and should be changed, because for one, it doesn’t work, criminals get their hands-on weapons either way, and people need a way to defend themselves, which goes along with the 2nd amendment. We need to be ready for anything, as Theodore Roosevelt once said, “The great body of our citizens shoot less as times goes on. We should encourage rifle practice among schoolboys, and indeed among all classes, as well as in the military services by every means in our power. Thus, and not otherwise, may we be able to assist in preserving peace in the world... The first step – in the direction of preparation to avert war if possible, and to be fit for war if it should come – is to teach men to shoot!” First, people say that Gum control reduces Gun violence. Ha! Wrong! Contrary to popular belief, gun restriction does quite the opposite. One example, people are dying by guns just as much as they were years ago, compared to now 2017. There have been more than 2000 deaths in Chicago by shootings. That is a massive number. We say gun control works, but does it really? In 2012 there 1758 shooting in Chicago. The

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