Essay On Gun Less Is Defenseless

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Nick Hasch Gun Less is Defenseless Have you ever heard The Right to Bear Arms"? This is the second amendment of the Constitution. Some people say that owning firearms is a privilege, but it isn't it a right given to us in the constitution. The second amendment states that "the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed". (Jordan).This means that the people of the United States have the right to own firearms and that this right shall not be taken away. We must defend our right to bear arms, or we will go defenseless. Those who support gun control say that taking guns away from the public will lower crime rates. In 1996 Australia past laws banning most guns and made it a crime to use a gun in self-defense. After those laws were passed the number of armed robberies rose by 51%, unarmed robberies rose by 37%, assaults rose by 24%, kidnapping rose by 43%, murders may have fallen by 3%, but manslaughter rose by 16% (“Section 7: Three Common Gun Control Myths”). Supporters say crime rates will be lower. Lower crime rates doesn't mean more robberies, more assaults, more kidnappings, and more manslaughter. In many countries like Australia strict gun laws haven't done anything to lower the crimes rates or keep them down, so why should gun control do any different in the U.S. (Section 7: Three Common…show more content…
The good, law abiding citizen doesn't have drugs, but bad citizens still do. So if we take guns away from the public the good citizens won't have guns, but the bad citizens, the criminals will still have them. This will make it easier for the criminals to commit crimes. When these criminals are committing crimes the good citizens won't be able to defend themselves. This would give an advantage to the criminal since he's the only one with a firearm. Illegal drugs are still being made and sold in underground markets, so just like the drugs guns would be in underground markets too if they are
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