The Meaning Of The Independence Of Gun Control

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Independence of Gun Control “...All men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights…” these words are what Americans live by. These words from The Declaration of Independence make America what it is today. It give Americans inalienable rights that no one can take from them. One of the rights given to Americans is the second amendment. The second amendment is "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." This right is the right to bare arms. However, due to recent horrifying incidents involving firearms this right is being restricted. Many people have the belief that restricting these rights is unconstitutional and against what the Founding Fathers wanted. However, those who want the second amendment to be restricted believe it is for the greater good and that the citizens need to accept the changes. Looking at The Declaration of Independence and the Second Amendment, say that it is every citizen’s right to own guns. Diving deeper into the subject, the meaning of the second amendment has changed over time and continues to change. An article by Michael Kocsis, the book “Guns, Crime, and the Second Amendment” by Justin Fernandez and The Declaration of Independence give outlooks on the Second Amendment that are not usually talked on the public, world wide scale. A look into the Gun Violence Archive also gives statistics in deaths

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