The Amendment Should Be Banned Essay

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The US constitution is the blueprint of many other constitutions around the world. Our constitution is the cornerstone of many other countries bill of rights, even if they don’t follow it word for word the inspiration is clearly visible. The 2nd amendment “the right to bear arms” is something that isn’t seen in many other constitutions, and in the US there is major debate on it ranging from the interpretation, if guns should be banned, should anyone be allowed a weapon no questions asked, it goes on and on with no end in sight. I feel the 2nd amendment should be modified to include gun regulations, because other amendments were changed and updated for current times, regulations will prevent guns from ending up in hands of criminals, and regulations will not stop law abiding citizens from owning a weapon. Adding some extra words to the 2nd amendment will end debate over little things, and make all reasonable people happy. The current second amendment is written as follows “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”, these words have been written as such for two-hundred-twenty-five years, it is overdue and update. An article on scholastic.com gives a brief list of changes made to the constitution and why the changes were made “You may have heard the U.S. Constitution called "a living document.” Though it may seem like a dry piece of paper to you, it really is designed to live
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