Should gun control be stricter in the United States?

Should gun control be stricter in the United States?

Yes, there should be stricter gun control in the United States. There has been a lot of crazy things happening where crazy people use guns to kill hundreds of people. Recently, there was a mass shooting in Las Vegas where hundreds of people died and there was also a mass shooting at a church.

Why shouldn’t guns be allowed?

Guns don’t kill people; people kill people. By making it more difficult for the people of the U.S. to possess firearms, our second amendment is being compromised. This is a slippery slope. If restrictions are implemented, eventually the second amendment will disappear.

Why do some Americans fear gun control?

It comes from the foundational worldview of Americans who not only look at gun control measures as unlikely to stop violence, a curtailment of their own means to personal safety, but also fear that they will ultimately be used to undermine liberty.

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Do mass shootings provoke larger calls for gun control among Americans?

Many liberals are often incredulous that shooting incidents don’t provoke larger calls for gun control among Americans. This was certainly the case after recent mass shootings in Atlanta and Colorado.

Do 80\% of gun owners support stronger gun laws?

[W]e know that about 80 percent of gun owners support stronger gun laws like a background check on every gun sale, and only one in 10 gun owners even belongs to the NRA… Everything we do is research and data-based, so all of the laws that we support and prioritize are based on what would save the most amount of lives.

Should civilians own military-grade firearms?

Civilians, including hunters, should not own military-grade firearms or firearm accessories. The Second Amendment of the US Constitution protects individual gun ownership. Gun control laws do not deter crime; gun ownership deters crime. Gun control laws infringe upon the right to self-defense and deny people a sense of safety.