The Pros And Cons Of Gun Control Laws

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Why does America constantly associate violent crimes with firearms today? Why are gun-control laws currently in effect not yielding appropriate results? Gun-control laws remained in existence for many years, yet it seems they are transgressing into more intrusive and ineffective methods that often violate our Constitutional rights. America as a whole, should reevaluate and reshape gun control laws in order to live a fair and safe way of life, without disarming Americans that have the right to bear arms. Do we really think that guns kill people? The famous saying, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people,” brings this question into a controversial perspective. A gun does not simply get up and walk over to someone and kill them, it is the criminals that get their hands on them to facilitate these vicious crimes. The gun control laws, up in the air in certain states, have proposed laws that strip the freedoms of American citizens and may violate the Constitution, thus endangering innocent people from the out lashes of criminals, with no ability to protect themselves. Founding Father George Washington said, "A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to …show more content…
For example, it is common knowledge that certain states enforcing strict gun control laws, actually have higher crime statistics versus states with laxer laws. Moreover, there exists, the age-old saying, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” There is no sense in taking away the firearms from innocent law abiding citizens that will protect a countless number of people. In summation, America needs to take a step back and implement new ideas in conjunction with the consequences of stricter gun control laws before we implement them into