Persuasive Essay Against Gun Control

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“My biggest frustration so far is the fact that this society has not been willing to take some basic steps to keep guns out of the hands of people who can do the unbelievable damage… This is becoming the norm. We should be ashamed.” -Barack Obama. Is carrying a gun really worth risking so many valuable lives? Topics such as Gun Control and Gun Rights have remained an important issue for decades. The negatives unquestionably outweigh the positives when it comes to carrying a gun, this is why they’re so unnecessary. When someone carries a gun on them, specifically in public, they don’t realize it but they’re putting everyone near them in a more dangerous, uncomfortable situation then they were with the exclusion of the gun, because everyone is exposed to it. One of the main reasons guns are still debated and even considered is because of the right the Second Amendment provides us. Due to this law, we are restricted from banning firearm, but we can make it more challenging for irresponsible people, criminals, and people who are going to use guns in the wrong way, to own or have access to a gun. Stated by Gale, “In California, Massachusetts, New York, and North Carolina, for instance, a permit or license is required to purchase a gun.…show more content…
Nobody would like to hear about a loved one, or anyone in that matter dying because of a suicide, homicide, murder, or mass shooting, these are all caused by guns. Nobody is surprised to hear about a shooting anymore, it’s way too frequent. People hear about shootings and bad things happening due to guns at an extreme amount compared to the amount of good deeds, and happy things in our world. Should people be jeopardizing the lives of so many? Why is are people in our world like this and feels killing people is incumbent? How can people change the minds of our society? Is carrying a gun really

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