Against Gun Control - 5

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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, as stated in the Second Amendment U.S. Constitution. Squeezing the trigger on a gun to take someone’s life will be second nature if it prevents innocent people or loved ones from being shot by an intruder. To some people gun control is a crime issue, to others it a right issue. So is a society without guns a safer place or is it? Let’s take the UK for example, in 1997 the UK banned hand guns and crimes doubled in the decade as said in The Times August 24, 2007. The cartoon picture above was found through Google on “how gun control works” by Vicki McClure Davidson posted on July 3, 2012. What is being depicted from the cartoon picture is how we will defend our safety, family’s safety, and be able to prevent acts of rage from a mass murders and crime. The person without a gun in his hand would represent any person who is for control in the United States of America. Instead of pointing a gun back he uses his fingers as a gun and holds an orange in his other hand as his second line of defense. The person holding the gun is a criminal who has bought his gun from the black market or didn’t surrender his guns that were not registered. The message in this picture is take away our rights to bear arms and the option we are left with is throw an orange at a criminal that’s pointing a gun at you. This picture employs the patho angle to imply that society would benefit from firearms in the hands of responsible citizens, but attempts to keep firearms away from these citizens do more harm than good. The Brady Bill is not effective in fighting crime, but it does affect crime victims. The five-day waiting period during which the police conduct the background check is also supposed to serve as a "calming down" period to prevent crimes out of anger. Fortunately, this five-day wait is waived in states like Virginia which have...
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