As an American citizen the second amendment states that “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 Americans are given this right, many citizens proceed to own firearms, for target shooting, collections, hunting, and protection. This right shall not be infringed upon because it gives individuals the ability to protect themselves, along with one’s family. The NRA states that gun ownership laws are the first to infringe upon the constitution, and that “the 2nd amendment remains the first right among equals.” However with a growing gangster culture growing during the era of prohibition The National Firearms act was placed in 1934 in an attempt to keep automatic weapons off of... [continues]
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