The Issue Of Gun Control

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Holly Krett English III 3B Mr. Saenz 12 January 2014 The 2nd Amendment Over the past few years, the issue of gun control has been widely discussed. You surely have heard the phrase, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people” uttered and i wholeheartedly support this statement. It is important to treat guns responsibly so they do not end up in the wrong hands. I believe gun control violates our inalienable rights. Another piece of our liberty will surely be taken away if guns are banned, and socialism and totalitarianism will be right around the corner. An added protection against tyranny by the government is a possession of guns by the general public. There are many reasons that come to mind when i think about why the 2nd …show more content…

When the supreme court was asked to decide upon registration of a communist newspaper readers, it was ruled that forced registration of a thing lawfully that was to be kept in be home is blasphemy. (A Look at the Second Amendment, Web) It is said that we need gun control; I have a few examples that may alter your opinion, “ The Soviet Union established gun control in 1929; from 1929 to 1953, 20 million objectors that were unable to defend themselves were exterminated. Turkey established gun control in 1911; from 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians who were unable to defend themselves were exterminated. In 1938, Germany established gun control; from 1939 to 1945, 13 million Jews and other dissidents were rounded up and exterminated. In 1935 China established gun control; from 1948 to 1952, 20 million objectors were rounded up and then exterminated. In 1964, Guatemala established gun control; from 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were exterminated. Uganda established gun control in 1970, from 1971 to 1979, 300,00 Christians were exterminated. In 1956, Cambodia established gun control; from 1975 to 1977, one million ‘educated’ people were rounded up and exterminated. I don’t know about you but I am certainly starting to see a horrific trend. There were 56 million people rounded up and killed because of gun control in

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