Logos, Ethos, and Pathos, Anti-Gun Control From the founding of our country up until modern times there has been a separation on the beliefs of civilians owning guns. But gun control simply put, is a waste of time. It is highly ineffective in areas that gun control has been enacted in the United States. As well as “Gun Free Zones” being centralized high-target opportunities. (Small areas densely occupied by unarmed and defenseless citizens.) Thus allowing (in the rare instances it occurs like Newtown, Aurora, and Virginia Tech) a shooter a densely filled area of unarmed people to fire upon, causing mass causalities. In such areas the only protection they have are, Police/EMS, or an illegally armed citizen to defend them in case of
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team member, and in your spare time teach firearm safety to children and adults drawing from the experience you learned as a child, and what you have learned in the past 10 years as a S.W.A.T. member. Praying that they don’t have to use the skills you teach them the way you did, and that your team is not called in to rescue them from danger.
In conclusion I am highly against gun control. It is my business what firearms I possess, what caliber they are, how far they will shoot, and how I acquired them. I believe in the 2nd Amendment, I believe we should leave guns in the hands of law abiding citizens, that way we are somewhat equal to our government in strength. Part of the foundation of the 2nd Amendment is to keep the people’s ability to overthrow a tyrannical government, and to defend themselves from said government. We as a society should stop blaming guns, and start blaming the people. Guns don’t kill people, people kill people, a gun is simply a tool. You can craft whatever you want with it, family fun, or mass chaos. It is all in the application of the object.
If you outlaw guns; only outlaws will have guns.