Why Guns Should Not Be Banned In The United States

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Some people would say that guns need to be banned that the government is the only ones who need guns in america. But I'm here to tell you that if that happens then the government will be the only ones with guns correct, No that's not correct. What is correct is that guns prevent an estimated 2.5 million crimes a year that's equal to 6,849 every day. If you look at the statistics of property crimes, Since 1996 the property crimes have dropped dramastically because homeowners have been getting guns for defense. If you look at the people who commit the mass shootings or the homicides, 71% of gunshot victims had previous arrest records, 64% have been convicted of a crime, 63% of victims had criminal histories and of them 73% of them knew their assailants or their killers, and finally 74% of all homicides involve guns that were used by felons. If the government takes away the 2 amendment that 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.” then it voids the promise between the people of the states and the government then the people will fall apart and start to try and overthrow the government. Once the 2 amendment goes the 1 is soon to follow some…show more content…
But the true fact is that criminals already get their guns illegally and those laws only apply to those who choose to follow it. And if they pass it then it will be the government and the criminals with guns and their will be no way for the law abiding people to protect themselves. Because it is better to have a gun in your night stand when someone is breaking into your house than to have a police officer 10 minutes away. And it is just going to make it harder for the law abiding people to protect themselves and their families from the criminals of the United

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