Citizens don't need to carry a gun for personal protection but police chiefs, who are desk-bound administrators who work in a building filled with cops, need a gun 37 assault weapons have no purpose other than to kill large numbers of people. Hugh hewitt and newt gingrich discussed the “assault weapons” ban yesterday, and both agreed that the 2nd amendment doesn’t permit individuals to own high powered military weapons while i sympathize with their desired policy, the cold hard constitutional fact is they’re wrong a couple of years ago i wrote a detailed research piece for a law school class on firearms law. Of 10 shootings that made headlines in the united states last year, four involved ar-15-type rifles that could be affected by a proposed federal assault-weapons ban. Assault rifles, especially the ar-15, have been used in many high-profile attacks in the united states adam lanza used a bushmaster ar-15 at sandy hook elementary school, killing 20 first-graders. I'm not against it, i own 8 of them myself i just want a legal argument or reason for the people to be able to own any assault rifle or semi-automatic rifles they choose to own i'm writing an essay for my writing class and i'm writing against the liberal antigunner point of view, that citizens should not be able to own the so called "assault weapons".
In other words, when it comes to assault weapons, americans should stop worrying about the guns and pay attention to the bullets there it is: a series of reasonable proposals with something to. An assault weapon ban would not end all gun violence in this country and it might not significantly reduce the average 90 americans killed by guns each day but it would help reduce the daily mass. Assault weapons legislation in the united states refers to bills and laws (active, expired, proposed or failed) that define and restrict or make illegal the manufacture, transfer, and possession of assault weapons how these firearms are defined and regulated varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. 10 reasons concealed carry handguns should be legal top 10 arguments in favor of the legality of concealed handguns the term “concealed carry” refers to the act of keeping a weapon with you in public in a concealed manner.
Debate about whether or not united states citizens should be banned from possessing assault weapons debate about whether or not united states citizens should be banned from possessing assault weapons voice your opinion on this issue debates we should not be allowed to have them the us has an uncommonly high death rate by guns. The federal government of the united states of america should prohibit citizens from owning assault weapons discuss july 17, 2017 july 5, 2017 admin home the federal government of the united states of america should prohibit citizens from owning assault weapons discuss. Forget figuring out who should have an assault weapon no civilian should the citizens should be allowed to own 16 and a shotgun tell us what assault weapons are or what they look like. Citizens carry concealed weapons in our society carrying concealed weapons seem to be a major issue authorities should allow anyone to carrying weapons after they pass a background check and complete training classes. Civilians have no reason for owning assault weapons, but congress lacks the courage to stop them: congressman and iraq war vet reminding us that living this way is a choice congress has.
By marshal fenster banning assault weapons is not the answer the banning of assault weapons not only violates our rights as americans but says we cannot be trusted to make decisions on our own, while also leaving many of us defenseless. I own an assault rifle, two handguns and a shotgun and, of course, i purchased them all legally i have a college degree and i don’t have any criminal history beyond speeding tickets. Citizens should be allowed to own weapons, even assault weapons, as long as they have the proper license citizens should be allowed to own assault weapons guns protect citizens, they keep the government from becoming tyrants, and there are too many restrictions already. Assault weapons first came into use outside of the military and police by gangsters to outgun the police the thompson submachine gun was the forerunner and then the mass produced russian ak-47.
Responsible citizens should have the right to arm themselves against criminals with guns violent criminals will always have guns rather than being victims, concealed handgun carriers have a sense of safety and security, especially when going outside at night or in dangerous areas. An assault weapons ban focuses on a small subset of firearms that are rarely used in crime gun control laws limit the law-abiding citizen's ability to obtain a firearm, but not those of the criminal. The two strongest reasons for civilians to own assault weapons are self-defense and defense against tyranny one self-defense situation that comes to mind is the la riots who can forget the. Carrying firearms by the citizens is a risk hence the assault weapons should be banned there has been the claim that assault weapons would limit the freedom of the citizens however, this claim is unsubstantiated. The federal assault weapons ban (awb), officially the public safety and recreational firearms use protection act, is a subsection of the violent crime control and law enforcement act of 1994, a united states federal law, which included a prohibition on the manufacture for civilian use of certain semi-automatic firearms that were defined as.
Although there have been many recent shootings in the us involving assault weapons, they were all preformed by people who either had mental illness or were suffering from some form trauma, so yes, i believe normal, healthy, innocent citizens should be allowed to own assault weapons. How much lethal firepower should citizens be allowed to possess stephen paddock bought 33 guns in 12 months that should be illegal assault weapons with large magazines for ammunition. Chris goodsnyder, an attorney who said he has lived in the village for 17 years, said people with sufficient background checks should be allowed to own assault weapons “i’ve been background. Gun control supporters have attempted to apply the “assault weapon” label to more and more semi-automatic firearms and, in some instances, even to pump-action firearms 22 california expanded.
Gun restrictions leave people vulnerable and helpless more than three people have been killed has taken place where citizens are not allowed to carry guns by the federal assault-weapons. Should more gun control laws be enacted the united states has 1205 guns per 100 people, or about 393,347,000 guns, which is the highest total and per capita number in the world 22% of americans own one or more guns (35% of men and 12% of women.
Exact definition is nebulous, differs state by state, and time by time (eg, in california, an identical firearm is an assault weapon if its magazine is readily detachable, but not an assault weapon if the firearm has a 10 round magazine that cannot be removed without the use of a tool.