Gun Control Essay

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Gun Control Tina Burch Axia College of University of Phoenix Should any citizen around the world be able to carry firearms? Can a person feel safe from crime no matter where they may go? In the Bill of Rights, the second amendment to the Constitution of the United States reads, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.” So how does one interpret this? Some believe that it means only the people of the militia should be allowed to carry firearms, where some believe it means every citizen has the right to bear arms. Right now someone around the world is being a part of a violent crime whether it is the aggressor or the victim. How do we as citizens protect ourselves? Should we all be allowed to carry guns for self-defense or have guns around in the household? Even though many countries have implemented strict gun control laws, they have proven to not be as effective as law makers thought they would be in reducing crime. Gun control laws have been a big debate worldwide. Why do leaders of countries want to have gun control laws? Leaders believe that they can reduce the crime rate if they enforce laws about citizens owning guns. Whereas some countries believe that their citizens should be able to bear arms. What can countries do to reduce the crime? Most of the governing bodies worldwide believe getting some background knowledge of each citizen looking obtain a gun will help in making sure the person will be a responsible gun owner. Most of the countries, like the United States, require each citizen to have a background check done before they can purchase the fire arm. The citizens of most of the countries believe it is their right to bear arms. Most law-abiding citizens feel they are safer from criminals

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