Otto Quiroz amendment

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Otto Quiroz Dr.Williams POS 2014 October 8, 2014 The 2 nd Amendment The Second Amendment to the United States constitution grants citizens the right to own weapons and form militias if it is necessary for the security of the state. This amendment interests me in particular because it has been a very controversial topic in recent history. It has been active since 1791, and there has been gun control almost as long as it’s been around. There have been many tragic situations witch have taken place due to the incredibly easy access that people have to fire arms and other weapons. The U.S. should have stricter gun control laws to try to prevent anymore serious weapon related incidents from taking place. For as long as this country has been around there have been gun owners, to not only protect themselves, but also hunt for food. When the second amendment was first ratified the idea behind it was that citizens would be able to create their own militias to protect their country with their own weapons when needed, and to be able to self defend themselves. When the second amendment was written, arms meant weapons. The word arms did not only pertain to firearms, but it definitely included them. The second amendment doesn't specifically
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name or list any specific type of guns or weapons witch it refers to. It
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