Gun Control Essay

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Guns Under Fire

A robber comes into a bank one day, loaded with sub machine guns, and fully intends to intimidate the civilians into giving him their money. Before he can gain complete control over the area, an old man pulls out a gun, and starts firing close to the robber, and eventually scares him off. Police only arrived 20 minutes later, but imagine the harm that could have been done within that time frame. This is a true story that happened not too long ago. Gun control seems to be an issue that the country has been fighting about over the past year, purely over a handful of situations where guns were in the wrong hands. Although the government believes stopping the sale of guns could prevent violence, I object to that belief. Gun control should not be enforced because doing this could do more harm than good, would be against the second amendment, and could make our country defenseless.

Gun control should not be enforced because doing so could do more harm than good. This would make the government appear more like a dictatorship, and give the government too much power. President Obama is trying to eliminate gun sale, but at what cost? Congress believes that banning guns could lead to more serious consequences, like the president’s group of trustees rewriting more laws, and that is a path that this country does not want to go down. The government is here to balance power, not overpower the citizens. Using gun control would be unconstitutional to be so controlling over the people, and there are better alternatives than taking away power, and against the 2nd amendment, “the right to bear arms.”

Gun control should not be enforced because doing so is against the 2nd amendment. This would be against what the founding fathers had pictured for this country. Rewriting this would be unconstitutional to take away the power of the people, and the only means of defense that we have as citizens of this country. There can not be the absence of power in this...
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