Essay Anti Gun Control
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Gun control is one of the most controversial topics in America, and this discussion is even spreading to other parts of the world (Goldring, 1999). This paper will attempt to summarize one part of this international debate; specifically, it will deal with the arguments against gun control. This will be accomplished by arguing the following premises in this order.
1. The right to bear arms is guaranteed by the Constitution.
2. There is little empirical evidence that gun control is an effective deterrent against crime.
3. There is much empirical evidence that suggests that owning a gun can be a valid and efficient method of self-defense.”