Stricter Firearms Regulations Should Not Be Imposed On Law Citizens

1846 Words Apr 7th, 2015 8 Pages
Today, gun control is one of the most commonly debated social issue amongst Americans. Generally people believe the enforcement of stricter firearm regulations would help reduce the crime rates of America. Although firearm laws are supported, based on the ideal of building a safer nation by limiting it 's civilian 's access to firearms, these laws do very little when addressing the main issue with firearms. Stricter firearm regulations should not be imposed on law abiding citizens, who are mentality capable of handling and operating a firearm for self-defense. The main issue with firearms is the easy access criminals and mentally unstable people have to these deadly weapons. For most individuals, guns are viewed as dangerous and unsafe. However, this is not an accurate claim. Yes, guns can be dangerous and guns are hazardous, but only when they are in possession of the wrong hands. The acknowledgement of the history behind our country’s development and its association with firearms, would help many people understand why the second amendment, in the United States Constitution, is the most debated amendment in the gun-rights movement. The United States Constitution wrote the Second Amendment as “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." People misinterpret the nature of the Second Amendment and the place-holder for the term "militia" in modern times; this is where the…

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