“Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.”
”The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.”
Gun ownership of all able-bodied men is protected by the Second Amendment of the Constitution so that they could participate in the militia to keep the peace and defend the country if needed.
The Second Amendment of the US Constitution states : "A well regulated militia being necessary …show more content…
According to the National Rifle Association (NRA), guns are used for self-defense 2.5 million times a year. The police cannot protect everyone all of the time. 61% of men and 56% of women surveyed by Gun laws would "make it more difficult for people to protect their homes and families." Many of gun control laws interfere with the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves against violent criminals." "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun."
Gun control laws will not prevent criminals from obtaining guns or breaking laws. John R. Lott, Jr., PhD, gun rights activist, stated, "The problem with such [gun control] laws is that they take away guns from law-abiding citizens, while would-be criminals ignore them."
Gun control laws give too much power to the government and may result in government tyranny and the government taking away all guns from citizens. Many people consider that gun control laws can give too much power to the government over the people. That is why our Founding Fathers wrote the Second Amendment. They had lived under the tyranny of King George and they wanted to make sure that free people in this new country would never be subjugated again and have to live under