The Second Amendment was written for our citizens to protect themselves. It is not so we can murder each other.
Criminals can get guns because they are available. If our country banned the sale of guns, criminals couldn’t get them. The police, military and the black market would still have them.
Our right to own guns is to protect ourselves if the government goes bad. If guns were limited to revolvers, it would be nothing to an M-16.
We cannot limit the purchase of guns to small arms. It would make it tempting for a bad government to seize power with little or no opposition.
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The guns are to protect our freedoms and rights as citizens. We are preventing tyranny from becoming an option. It’s not like it hasn’t happened before. Examples include the American Revolution or the communist takeover of Cuba.
I don’t want the government to go bad, but by owning guns I am protecting my country from becoming so. It’s our duty as free citizens to keep America free.