The Importance Of Gun Control

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The ability to own guns is a privilege, not a right. Once a person or group of persons has abused their privilege, they do not deserve to carry on without a reduction or disbandment of the privilege. Gun control needs to be stronger to protect the people of the United States, to protect people from themselves and so much more. Constitutionally, gun control is legal and should be enforced due to the recklessness of the people.
“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.”
-United States Constitution 1789(rev. 1992)
In no shape, form, or fashion do gun control laws violate the constitution. The constitution doesn’t necessarily
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Due to the inability to hold an army and lack of police forces, militaries were what enforced laws. They also suppressed insurrections and repelled invasions. Militias were comparably the modern day police force. Militias don’t exist anymore and it is legal to have a standing army. So, how can this information be interpreted and applied today? In reality, the closest thing we have to a militia today is the police force. So should police be the only people allowed to own guns, just like how the framers intended for guns to be used by militias? Militias were to ensure that no rebellions or uprising happened, but that’s not all they were used for. So, what else did the founders need them for? Oh yeah, the founders needed militias to ensure that there were no slave rebellions or escapees. It’s hard to imagine that part of the Constitution we govern so much by today was written in a sly way of controlling slaves, but after all, the founding fathers believed that slaves were only Three-Fourths a person. Under the circumstances given it’s above obvious that change is past due? But, what kind of change is in order?
Often times in today’s society when a mass shooting occurs nobody bats an eye. It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that mass shooting are an everyday occurrence. We’ve become so accustomed to gun violence and mass shootings some may argue that it’s a cultural norm. There’s more than just idiocy keeping gun control

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