A question to all American citizens: A very prominent political figure on a nationally televised news program says “the idea that there’s overwhelming additional security in the ownership and carrying concealed and deadly weapons ... I think it’s the premise, not the constitutional right, but the premise that it makes people safer is one that I’m not sure of.”
Would you agree with that statement? Do you believe it’s not your constitutional right to bear arms? According to the Second Amendment it is. If you were about to be robbed or assaulted would you not feel more protected if you were armed?
According to Gun Owners of America firearms are used by law-abiding citizens against criminals as many as 2.5 million times a year. This means that each year firearms are used more than 80 times more frequently for protection than to take lives.
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