One of a growing number of rural and big-city law enforcement officials who openly encourages responsible gun ownership, judd believes guns allow citizens to defend themselves when police cannot. Our nation will be better off with more trained and equipped armed citizens during these dangerous times as the old adage goes, when more good people have guns, the more likely they are to stop bad people with guns. Find some back issues of the american rifleman magazine,and check out the armed citizen pagethese articles are sent in by members to the magazine from newspapersstudies show that firearms are used 2 million times a year for personal protection,and that just the presence of a firearm,without a shot being fired,prevents crime in many instances. Replace the word gun with the word book should citizens be allowed to own books the worst school massacre in us history would not have even been slowed down by a total ban on guns, but might have been stopped if you needed a background check and psych evaluation to learn to read, and a license to own books.
Guns should not be banned in the us just a few weeks ago a man with the name adam lanza decided to take the guns of his mother and take the life of 20 children and 8 adults, including his mother 's and his own. The armed citizen® read these amazing stories which highlight accounts of law-abiding gun owners in america using their second amendment rights for self-defense in this online edition of the. A recent study published in the harvard journal of law & public policy concluded that there is a negative correlation between gun ownership and violent crime in countries internationally (more guns = less crime. Why the 'citizen militia' theory is the worst pro-gun argument ever mark nuckols even individual americans armed with military-style assault rifles could hardly pose any serious resistance to.
With layoffs, cutbacks, workplace violence and the raging war on cops in the united states, we may have to depend on our citizens to step up, jump in, and help out in an armed encounter after all, you don't have to have a badge to wear a white hat and be one of the good guys. As an american citizen, it is our constitutional right to own (or not own) a firearm a gun's main intention in the 21st century is for two purposes: self-defense and hunting. Of 90-million, well-armed, law-abiding american citizens, they haven't declared martial law if you value your freedom, please spread this anti-gun control message to all of your friends the purpose of fighting is to win.
The death of john crawford, an unarmed black man whose only mistake was picking up a pellet gun from the gun department at walmart, is a prime example of why americans should see more black men. In fact, every school teacher in america should be armed in the classroom after my interview late last year on msnbc's hardball with chris matthews , many balked and even made fun of my position. For the united states of america is pretty different than for the people of the united states of america the usa is a country, a state - not just a body of people a law for a state is a law for anyone under the jurisdiction of that state, not just those who have a say in governing it. Us as citizens think guns should be banned because of specific crimes are just robbery and murder, but we need to think about if we are in the situation when our life on the line i guest 80% of the people would use the gun and majority of those people who be the people who think guns should be banned.
British-born photojournalist charles ommanney set out to capture the essence of one of the most intimate relationships that many americans share—a love affair with their guns. On the k-12 front, one of the more out-there prescriptions suggested was for school personnel to carry guns, thus ensuring that armed security forces would be present on every campus. In the wake of the school massacre in newtown, conn, and the resulting renewed debate on gun control in the united states, the stone will publish a series of essays this week that examine the ethical, social and humanitarian implications of the use, possession and regulation of weapons.
Republican lawmakers make a lot of arguments when it comes to allowing guns in schools gun-free school zones are targets for criminals, they argue, and only an armed teacher would be able to. Why should citizen be allowed to have guns and if a citizen should be allowed to have a gun, then is it reasonable to have a magazine limit though the questions are simple, the answer is. He meant that ordinary citizens should be totally disarmed, hoping that thugs will also disarm, which would (inexplicably) leave only the cops armed it is true that the freedom to have guns means that more guns will be available, including for criminals, if only because lower black market prices. American citizens are too clumsy and ill-tempered to be trusted during a 1974 police strike in albuquerque armed citizens patrolled their neighborhoods and shop.