The Second Amendment: The Importance Of Gun Control

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In recent time guns have come under a national spotlight because of recent mass shootings. Guns offer a wide variety of uses for both good and bad things. People use them to defend themselves scare off potential attacks or robberies. However, some people use them for very bad things like killing and stealing things from other people. The second amendment should not be changed or restricted because guns are already very restricted and there's no reason to make them any harder to get for law abiding citizen,most gun modifications people want banned will have little impact on the effectiveness of a gun, and since guns have been around they have kept our government in check. Guns already have many restrictions in place there really isn't any reason…show more content…
Many of the bills they introduce and call for would do little to stop gun violence. They always talk about assault rifles and how bad they are but know so little about them. In a Washington Post article it says “ I found out that no gunowner walks into the store to buy an “assault weapon.” It’s an invented classification that includes any semi-automatic that has two or more features, such as a bayonet mount, a rocket-propelled grenade-launcher mount, a folding stock or a pistol grip. But guns are modular, and any hobbyist can easily add these features at home, just as if they were snapping together Legos.” (Libresco) So you can't really control assault rifles when there attachments can be taken on and off which makes them almost impossible to regulate and no broad gun laws could control them. As for the attachments to these guns people want banned they have little effect of the actual effectiveness of the gun. When silencers or suppressors are attached to guns they do make the gun quieter but its still as loud as a jack hammer and the movies don't do it justice when they have silent shootouts. When it comes to high capacity magazines they actually have very little impact because even inexperienced shooters with a little bit of practice can learn to reload fast enough for it to not make a

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