Right to Carry Guns and Other Weapons
In the , there has been significant attention drawn to the gun related brutality. Most of the cases of homicide have been directly tied with the commission that permits private ownership of guns. People out there are convinced that the availability of this weapons it in any ones reach, which includes the minors in same states like Chicago. their guns illegally and effortless since there are in the market for any buyer and again there is no official jurisdiction tying them to qualify to some standards so as they can purchase them.
The handgun control policy being a topic of discussion and bill tabled to the members of parliament to rule over the bill so that it can become law, has from time to time received different judgment when it came to its subjects. Right to carry has the bill passed and well implemented in 48 states as of early this year while other states like Washington and Illinois will only allow it to active and retired law enforcer officer. While 35 stastatesve been very adamant in their issuing offirearmss (Anderson 25). Their policy clearly indicates that the discretion to issuing of gun will be allowed if the candidate fits in some criteria.
This will include: applicant should be of majority age, have no prior offense that they have been convicted on and no in to a health mental institution. In the states where caring of concealed weaponry is freelance the probability of an offender attacking you is slim, since their chance of survival is slim, since they dont know if their defender is armed as well. The number of homicides and cases of robbery with violence has gone down drastically since the implementation of this law.
The residents of this states proudly cite the law on 2ndamendment right of the people to keep and bear arms, and strongly defend their privilege by arguing that all those people caring concealed guns are also well under investigation before issuing of a license, they are who use their fire arms rightfully without mishandling or misuse (Anderson 56).
With knowledge that anything with a positive must have its negative the residents on the opponent side of the bill to carry, argue that enlarged number of people owning guns lawfully has been increased its misuse. Disputes as to whether the gun crime has gone up due to freelance ownership or it its a state of mind. There have been reported cases of unintended gun injuries, mainly at home that are said to be contributed by mishandling of licensed weapons. Strong debates are on the increase trying to prove that availability and e accessibility of this weapon have been the major reason as to which petite disagreements are becoming toxic (Arkfed 48).
The offended results or their version of settling disputes is by use of a bullet. Therefore, part of the society feels they could be safer and assured of their lives with fewer guns on their streets. Their support come hand in hand with statistics that show, that in the last three years there has been reported cases of families and friends losing of about 130 families losing their loved ones into the arms of concealed weapon permit holders (Argyris and Schn 45). The police contest that they are no longer at freedom to conduct their duties since they fear for their lives too, covering nine cases of their colleagues shoot in cold blood by licensed owner.