The Freedom Of Speech, And Gun Ownership Rights

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There are a few hot topics that are running around the political world such as homosexual rights, freedom of speech, and gun ownership rights. The Democratic Party is seen to be liberal political party. Looking on my views I do believe to see myself as a more democratic thinker even though there are a few things that do line up with the republican side. With all three of these topics that we are talking about it really makes me realize what all the ups and the dons are with each of these topics. Gun ownership rights that democrats believe in is the individual 's right to bear arms. The Democratic views on gun control are centered around the belief that “the right to own firearms is subject to reasonable regulation” (Understanding). This amendment is an important part of the American tradition and also preserves the Americans second amendment. We believe that the right to own firearms is up to have some regulations behind the laws but also should be left up to the american people. In recent history it shows how awful gun violence can be and the devastating effects it can have on people. “The Democratic party needs to focus on effective enforcement of existing laws, especially strengthening our background check system. Another thing that we can do is work together to enact commonsense improvements” (OnTheIssues). These commonsense improvements can include reinstating the assault weapons ban and closing the gun show loophole.
The democratic party wants to protect Americans’…

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