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Second amendment allows for gun control

Warin, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appealsin 1976 upheld the conviction of an illegal gun-owner who argued that hisSecond Amendment rights had been violated.

Gun violence in the United States results in tens of thousands of deaths and injuries annually
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6, 2015, in San Bernardino, California


The Second Amendment states:Pro-gun advocates claim that this amendment guarantees their individualright to own a gun, and that gun control laws are therefore a violationof their constitutional rights.

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What is worse than allowing an execution-style massacre to continue uncontested? How could any action with the potential to stop or slow a deranged killer intent on slaughtering victim after victim be considered ‘worse’ than allowing the killer to continue undeterred? Contrary to what the movies might have us believe, most real-world shootouts last only three to ten seconds (). Even the real gunfight at the O.K. Corral, a shootout involving nine armed participants and a number of bystanders, lasted only about 30 seconds and resulted in only three fatalities (no bystanders were injured). It is unlikely that an exchange of gunfire between an armed assailant and an armed citizen would last more than a couple of seconds before one or both parties were disabled. Even if it lasted the full ten seconds, how could ten seconds of two people shooting at each other possibly be worse than ten minutes of an assailant walking up to victims and shooting them in the head (sometimes multiple times) at pointblank range, as occurred at Virginia Tech?

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