The Pros And Cons Of Gun Control

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The argument of firearm regulation has been a heated discussion for many years especially with rise of deadly massacres brought to light in our nation. On one side of the debate, we have people in favor placing restrictions on guns, while, on the opposite end of the spectrum, we have people fighting the regulation and prohibitions of guns. People in favor of gun restrictions believe gun control can or may reduce crime, while the people against gun control believe having the right to bear arms is an effective crime deterrent. The implementation of gun control in the United states is a large problem as it will take away the 2nd Amendment rights and would also stop the ability of law abiding citizens to protect themselves from criminals who obtain guns illegally. The right to bear arms is promised to citizens of the United States, and to put gun control into effect is to take away their Constitutional rights. Crime is very high in cities that have few gun control laws. However, the problem will not be solved by taking guns away from people who are registered and licensed to carry them.
Americans have never responded well historically to prohibitions. For example, during prohibition of alcohol, many ways were found to obtain alcohol illegally, Gun control could result in similar methods of obtaining weapons illegally. These already exists and gun control would make the problem worse. This problem is solvable with the right solutions. Alternatives to gun control would be for,

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