5 Constitutions in 37 US states protect the right to bear arms for self defense

5 constitutions in 37 us states protect the right to

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5 Constitutions in 37 US states protect the right to bear arms for self-defense, most with explicit language such as Alabama's: "every citizen has a right to bear arms in defense of himself and the state 7 ". Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the NRA said, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun 5 ." On May 9, 2013 48% of convicted felons surveyed admitted that they avoided committing crimes when they knew the victim was armed with a gun. Pew Foundation report found that 79% of male gun owners and 80% of female gun owners said owning a gun made them feel safer and 64% of people living in a home in which someone else own a gun felt safer. Even Senator Dianne Feinstein, a gun control advocate, carried a concealed gun when her life was threatened and her home was attacked by the New World Liberation Front in the 1970s. Thirdly, the Second Amendment was intended to protect gun ownership of all strong healthy men so that they could participate in the militia to keep the peace and defend the country if needed. According to the United States Code, a "militia" is composed of all able-bodied males who are at least 17 - 45 years old or who have made a declaration of intention to become citizens of the United States and of female citizens of the United States who are members of the National Guard. To actually buy a gun, customers have to show proof of honest income, provide references, pass a criminal background check, and prove any military duties were completed with honor, and be fingerprinted and photographed. If allowed to purchase a gun, the customer may buy only one gun, choosing from only .38 caliber pistols or lower, and one box of bullets. Therefore, the militia mentioned in the Second Amendment would have been composed of almost all adult men and that most adult men should not have their right to own firearms
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Gun Control Laws 9 revoked. In 1792, a federal law required that every man eligible for militia service own a gun and ammunition suitable for military service, report for frequent inspection of their guns, and register their gun ownership on public records. A lawyer, stated the Framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights understood that well-regulated' militias, armed citizens, ready to form militias that would be well trained, self-regulated and disciplined would pose no threat to their fellow citizens but would indeed help to insure domestic Tranquility' and provide for the common defense. As a final point, education about guns and gun safety is needed to prevent accidental gun deaths. 95% of all US gun owners believe that children should learn about gun safety. Guns don't kill people, people kill people. And people need more gun education and mental illness screening to prevent massacres. The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, Inc (SAAMI), said, "Whether in the field, at the range or in the home, a responsible and knowledgeable gun owner is rarely involved in a firearms accident of any kind. 10 " Heidi Cifelli,
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