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Don't Let Obama Take Our Guns! Essay

  • Submitted by: vsemeneneko
  • on March 21, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 912 words

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Is it fair to take away our safety, and our constitutional amendments? Many people don’t understand that Obama is doing exactly this by banning certain guns in the United States. We should not let him do this, because he is taking the democracy out of America little by little without us even noticing.

The problem here is, that Obama does not know what he is doing at all. By banning guns he will not decrease, but increase the amount of crimes in the United States. Take a look at states like Nebraska and Utah, in which guns are legal. And now take a look at New York Sate and California, where guns are banned. The crime rates in states like Nebraska and Utah are much lower than in states like New York and Louisiana. Gun laws are very strict in Louisiana, yet it has the highest gun homicide rate in the US, at 12.47 per every 100K people dead of gun violence every day. NY is 4.2 for every 100K, while in both in Nebraska and Utah, 1.5 per every 100k people die every day. If everybody (that is mentally healthy) had a gun In the U.S., we would not have to deal with problems like this. Just think about it, if you have a gun, who would think to mug or hurt you? This is one of the goals we have to reach, and instead of banning guns in the U.S., we should legalize them in every state.

Here is another reason why we should be allowed to have big guns with high-capacity clips: You wake up in the middle of the night, in your country house, that is 20 minutes away from the closest police station. You hear a tapping noise downstairs. While your wife and children are sleeping, you go down stairs to find a man with a pistol robbing your home. Do you (A) call the police, waste five minutes telling them what’s going on and where you live, and then wait 20 minutes for them to drive to your house, and risk your life and your families, or (B), pull out your assault rifle, which is obviously bigger than his pistol, and tell the invader to get the hell out of your home, because both...

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