There Are Four Main Ideological Perspectives In The Political

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There are four main ideological perspectives in the political world. For the sakes of this paper I have chosen to focus primarily on two of them: liberalism and conservatism. Before discussing the relevance of these ideologies in real world issues. I believe it is beneficial to first describe what these two ideologies center around. For starters, liberals tend to want more government involvement in both social and economic issues. They also believe that the government should help the people directly and put into place laws and regulations to further protect individuals. They think that government should work to legalize things such as gay marriage and abortion. All in all, they see the government as a way to help those who are…show more content…
With the rise of gun violence and school shootings, gun control has been a rising conversational piece. There are many different views on what needs to be done to stop/reduce these types of crimes. However, with these discussions come a lot of controversy, especially when it comes to the 2nd amendment. There are arguments on whether the laws on gun ownership and control need to be reshaped and strengthened. Along with these conversations comes the possibility of disregarding 2nd amendment rights. It is a very difficult topic that is taken very seriously by every party. Most perspectives agree that gun control needs to exist, it is just to what extent that is the issue. In this case, I am going to look specifically at what liberals and conservatives have to say on the issue especially because I know these are two very different perspectives with very little overlap. When it comes to liberals on gun control, they are very outspoken. This issue is an example of how the definitions I provide above don’t always fit 100%. Usually liberals are supporters of personal rights, but they are much less likely to support personal ownership of firearms. They base their argument that the 2nd amendment does not actually give the people the right to gun ownership. It only allows for a militia. “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
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