In my opinion, guns shouldn’t be banned, just regulated. An automatic machinegun for example, there is no reason why any civilian should need one. They just use them for recreational purposes but once they get in the wrong hands, these can be some of the most deadly weapons there are. Any scenario of that happening has had a terrible outcome and caused tragic events in our history. It shouldn’t be a hobby to own these kinds of very deadly weapons. They should be outlawed and taken away, except for a few circumstances. I also think there is no reason why anyone would need a concealed handgun on their person. There’s something called law of attraction where if you have a certain energy toward something and look for it all the time, it will happen. Such as carrying a handgun, for example, it may make you more comfortable to put yourself in more dangerous situations, which in return maybe culminate with you using the gun. If no one were able to carry a handgun, there would be no reason to carry one yourself. The worst part, a lot of the time you will never know the person even has it on them. Rifles on the other hand are used for sport, such as hunting, trap, and skeet shooting. They’re still very deadly like every other firearm but not as bad as an automatic and not as sneaky as a handgun. It is obviously much harder to conceal and walk around with a rifle than a handgun and that is why you can own a rifle at the age of 18 but not a handgun. This makes them a bit less dangerous in that sense. The only way you should be able to have one of the rifles is if you have a license to hunt or for the sport shooting at the range, such as trap and skeet shooting. Other than that, the only reason someone would want a gun is to protect themselves from other people with guns, this wouldn’t be a problem if we could minimize the amount of guns out there. On the other hand, there is no reason why any civilian should need a machine gun. They are legal because they...
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