Gun Control Essay

Submitted By Jasonp96
Words: 530
Pages: 3

The 2nd amendment has been debated over the years and has become very important in politics. The 2nd amendment says, “a well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to bear arms, shall not be infringed.” The 2nd amendment is saying that it protects the individual rights of the citizens to own guns. I believe the second amendment is the most important amendment in the constitution for many reasons. It grants the citizens with protection, defense, and the right to have a gun. The second amendment gives protection to all law obeying citizens. It protects them from criminals and even from the government. Owning a gun allows citizens to protect their property and themselves. For example, if a criminal knew that a house or a certain neighborhood had guns then he would think twice before breaking into the property. I believe that guns are the best way to protect your home from criminals. As long as you learn how to use guns safely, and for the right reasons, guns also make your home safer and could even save your life and your family. The second amendment gives the citizens the power to fight back against the government. Citizens with guns can make sure the government doesn’t abuse its power. The second amendment has it’s importance in this nation today as a large part of the Constitution. Americans not only have the right to bear arms, so they can protect their family and friends. For current gun topics and how the majority of Democratic Politicians want to start changing and add on to strict gun laws; I’ve recently came upon an article that stating that “most Americans feel it is more important for the government to enforce existing gun control laws than to create new ones.” I believe that in some cases the Democratic Politicians are correct about banning large magazine rifles, but like the ban on Assault Rifles throughout 1994-2004 didn’t do anything, but crimes still…