“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.” – The Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights
The greatest debate of our day and age, should we have guns or not? We managed to make it a little over 300 hundred years without a problem, so what’s the big deal now? Why, all of a sudden is this freedom being questioned? Let’s dig a little bit deeper to find the answers shall we.
According to the Guardian the US has nearly six times the gun homicide rate of Canada, more than seven times that of Sweden, and nearly 16 times that of Germany, according to United Nations data. This data is inadmissible, the American population is currently 325.7 Million, Canada has a population of 36.29 Million, Sweden’s population is only at 9.903 Million and then there’s Germany’s population of 82.67 Million. It’s all about ratios guys and of course a country with a population of 325.7 Million people in it, will statistically have more homicides by firearm than these smaller countries.
Getting straight to the point, throwing around all this incomparable data does not support the view that the right to bear arms should be removed. So say we ban firearms then what? I have news for you, criminals will still find a way to obtain firearms and a criminal with a non-government regulated weapon seems to me will be far more dangerous against citizens who do not have the capability to defend themselves and guess what it’s not just criminals!
My question is, does this data also take into account the amount of homicides by firearm caused by the police force? In the last couple of years the media has inflated the mass hysteria of police violence against unarmed citizens. Do you see my point there? UNARMED CITIZENS! Are we the American people looking to be put under a communist regime where we will be put in the position of being utterly defenseless against our ever so rocky government. Just open your eyes and look at the world around you. The second amendment stands as the back bone for other amendments such as freedom of press, freedom of speech, freedom of religion and so on and so forth. Skillfully created to protect those rights from being taken from us.
In the day and age of mass protest and rioting, I couldn’t even imagine what would happen if we did not have that right in place! Ban guns and I promise that socialist government that seems to appeal to many of you will someday come and while your standing there holding up your picket signs. They will open fire on the crowd just because they didn’t “like” what you were saying…
It is nothing new, it happens in many countries in the world and we just continue living in our bubble complaining about life. Step back people and realize GUN’S DON’T KILL PEOPLE, PEOPLE DO! I promise banning firearms will not stop the fact that people die everyday.
Well that’s my take on it.