Gun Control Argumentative Essay

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In our world’s society today, gun control is a major issue we are still dealing with today. It seems that a few times a year, some crazed psychopathic junkie is running around shooting up crowds or people, killing multiple people. The acts of rage are typically done with assault rifles or handguns which it appears many people are trying to outlaw and put laws and restrictions on. Even though our second amendment which states "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." protects our gun rights, the Congress is trying to work around that to help protect the society. Usually, states are given their Reserved Powers to regulate gun laws and restrictions. Then, the states give some of those rights to the local governments to decide on. One way the states and national governments share powers when working with gun control is they both have the power to …show more content…
The national government will give the states control in what gun laws and restrictions they would like to have in the economy of their state. I wouldn’t say this to be a Layer Cake (each government is separate when in their dealing) but to more to like a Marble Cake where the separate governments work together to help deal with a problem. While they do work together together to help gun control, the do work on their own in certain areas. Preemption occurs often when some laws may be unneeded in certain areas. Of course a state like Wyoming wouldn’t need a ban on handguns simply because they must be able to fend for themselves when help may be far away. It may seem a little confusing understanding all the powers because it is a world of