Gun control misc100 Essay

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Gun control misc100



Gun Control

Since the days of the pioneers of the United States, firearms have been part of the
American tradition as protection and a means of hunting or sport. As we near the end of
the 20th century the use of guns has changed significantly. Because of fast and steady
increase in crime and the fight for the right to own a hand gun, the introduction of
legislation for gun control, to try to reduce the crime in the United States, has been a
hotly debated issue in recent years.

Although many people feel that gun control violates the right of the people, given in the
second amendment "the right to bear arms", controlling distribution and sales and the
registration of guns and gun owners is necessary because of the homicide rate involving
guns and the violence by criminals using guns.

Many people feel that gun control violates the right of the people given in the second
amendment the right "to bear arms". Opponents of gun control, including the National
Rifle Association, better known as the NRA, argue that the "right To bear arms" is
guaranteed in the second amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America and
licensing restrictions penalize law-abiding citizens while in no way preventing criminal
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