Stricter Gun Laws Essay

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On December 14, 2012, a man went to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and open fired at a group of young students killing twenty-six people in total; twenty children and six adult staff members. Shootings like this lead to immoral things that should never happen. The government should have stricter rules on gun control because guns can get into the wrong hands and shootings can happen killing innocent people. Although there are people who feel that gun control goes against the second amendment right but that is not the case here. Gun control is the efforts to regulate or control the sales of guns which basically means that the limiting the sale of guns. The government should have this law because loose gun laws can lead to higher rate of violent crimes, lack of restricting gun ownership have opportunities to get into the wrong hands and preventing ownership of semi- automatic assault weapons would reduce severe harm on the public. Loose gun laws can lead to higher rate of violent crimes. It is believed that most grueling crimes are committed with guns. In the states with stricter laws on gun control there is a lot less violence but in the states that have lose gun laws there is a higher rate of violent crimes. In addition, if the…show more content…
A man open fired at a movie theatre killing twelve and injuring fifty-eight. Situations like this should make people want to have stricter laws on gun control. Also they would have never happended there were stricter gun control laws. Holmes the shooter in this shooting had legally purchased an AR-15 rifle and a 12-gague gun and 6,000 rounds of ammunition online. I understand that the second amendment states that we have the right to bear arms but that doesn’t mean you need to have an AR-15 rifle and 6,000 rounds of ammunition to protect yourself. All you need is a hand gun with a bullets. It is so unnecessary to have big military

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