The Issue Of Gun Rights

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Gun Rights
Even though congressional gun-related legislation remains stalemated, there is still a continued argument over whether laws should be enacted to restrict guns or not enacted to allow gun rights. Not allowing law abiding citizens, who support the constitution, to exercise their rights to obtain and own firearms is unjust. Not only does this lead to making all gun owners criminals, it also makes them easy targets. Citizens who pass background checks should be allowed to obtain and possess firearms and be able to have concealed carry. Congress should not enact gun control laws because American’s have the right to protect themselves against criminals who usually find ways around gun restrictions. Rather than hastily passing gun control laws, Congress should pass laws and focus on issues like awareness and treatment of mental illnesses.
Citizens of the United States have the Constitutional right to bear arms. The Second Amendment of the Constitution reads: "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." Not to mention that the military fights and dies for rights given to us via the Constitution. “All these brave men and women that are trained in firearms, that signed up to serve in the military, they’re largely disarmed especially on our military bases, We need to look at letting the men and women that know firearms and are trained in them do what they do best, which is…

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