Gun Control Argumentative Essay

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Linzy Castillo Argumentative Essay 2018 STC Eng. 1303 Comp. II Gun Control Laws Won’t Barricade Ownership According to an Article by The Legal Information Institute “The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution 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." Moreover, we as Americans have the right to have a firearm under certain circumstances such as self-defense, hunting, having the feeling to feel safe etc. Guns shouldn’t be seized for the actions of another individual for causing harm to themselves or harm to others. With recent measures, according to an article by Sun-Sentinel “Nikolas Cruz passes a background check including…show more content…
We already have background checks and that seemed to go well for the school shooter Nikolas Cruz, who just happened to pass the background check with his mental background and obtain an AR-15. The saying “guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” The Truth is when you have the mentality of taking someone’s life, you are set in your mind with a gun or without your gonna do it. In the article by The Trace it states “As Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican presidential candidate, likes to say, “My skepticism about gun laws is criminals don’t follow the law. They don’t care what the law is, you can pass any law you want and criminals won’t follow it.” When people say don’t look, people have the natural reaction to look because just hearing “don’t” we do it. Eventually people are going to get their hands on a weapon with a law or without. You take out guns now you have to take out knives, then what home remedies to create bombs or types of deadly weapons for what, it won’t stop there. It’s a sick world and there are so many who build upon depression, anger, trauma and use that for either self infliction or murder. We need to help those with troubled pasts and avoid situations like these because no matter what people will cause shootings and so much more if we don’t help them. To repeat, we should have the right to be prepared for situations like this with out own firearms for safety purposes and shouldn’t be infringed for the actions and mistakes of other dangerous
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