Concealed Weapons

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Concealed Weapons Name Elaine Bulkley Cheryl Benskin Jeremy Cooper October 1, 2012 University of Phoenix Business Communications and Critical Thinking BCOM275 Mr. Stephen Goodman

Should a Concealed Weapons License Be Allowed in The U.S.? Even though right-to-carry laws vary, every citizen has a right to carry a weapon because citizens can use a weapon as self-defense and citizens feel safer in the U.S. As citizens of the United States, we have the option if deemed necessary to possess a weapon and use it for self-defense. The Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution, second amendment states that we have the right to bear and keep arms. Because of Tthe high crime rate in some areas may be a reason why a citizen may choose to carry a concealed weapon. Crime is something that looks like it will be an unending situation that is not even close to going away. Possessing a weapon as a use for self-defense will help to protect a citizen when one needs to defend themselves. “Others of us feel that firearms play an important role in our lives both from the standpoint of sporting and hunting as well as their application to principles of self-defense particularly when patients represent a high risk population” (Danto, 1996). One may agree that having a concealed weapon would decrease the crime rate but the question is, does it really make a difference? Criminals have a choice about...
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