The article “Guns and Violence” is based on the second amendment in the American constitution which states that “Keeping weapons for self defense is a right of citizens” (Laine et.al, 2013). It is a debatable topic that whether general public should stay armed and have any kind of weapon or not. Most of the people argue that it is not a solution to distribute weapons to the general people since it might get difficult to maintain peace in the society. In fact it was suggested that the government has to take some measures to diminish arms from every city of the state but now it will be against the amendment in the regulation (Swanson et.al, 2013).
Some researchers argue that, increasing guns will decrease violence but it is not possible because it is dangerous for common people (Mozaffarian et.al, 2013). The person who carries a weapon for security can use it for negative purpose also and people who cannot purchase a weapon will feel inferior in front of other people (Rivara et.al, 2013). An issue related to proper training of people also arises as citizens who want to purchase weapons should be able to use it accordingly. The common use of weapons can make the environment unpeaceful for common people, since they also have the right to live in this state without violence (Brent et.al, 2013).
This amendment make the process of taking guns easy and every solitary can apply for the license of gun. Here the point which comes out in mind is that, a normal person has to pass some exams or going through a proper process but criminals can produce weapons from any illegal manner (Leptich et.al,2013). According to researchers, this condition will increase violence in the city and anyone can die form an unknown bullet coming from an unidentified place (Fisher et.al, 2013). This will make the procedure of investigation more complicated because police cannot investigate every citizen carrying a weapon.
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