Thanks to Second Amendment, You Have the Right to Bear ArmsNovember 20, 2019
The second amendment of the constitution offers US citizens the right to keep and bear arms. This was basically done in order to provide citizens with a way to protect themselves from physical harm or danger. But since a lot of instances of misuse of this power have resulted in the injury or death of people, this issue has always been under hot debate. There are people who believe that the right to bear arms should be revoked in order to protect innocent lives. Still, there are others who feel that the intent of this provision is basically otherwise – to protect these lives. So, the two groups are always at loggerheads over this highly debatable issue.
It is true that the right to bear arms has been misused by individuals, which has resulted in loss of lives. But if we consider it deeply, there are a number of other situations where a similar dilemma exists. For instance, take the matter of issuing driving licenses. There have been instances where careless drivers have caused serious injuries or death of innocent people. But that doesn’t mean that we should revoke the drive licenses for all people and prevent cars from plying on the road. Yes, some of them can and do cause serious damage to others because of their negligence. But the solution to the problem is not abolishing driving all together.
Likewise, although a few eccentric people have misused the right to bear arms and caused damaged to others, the provision to bear arms is still an important right for an individual. Robbing someone’s rights due to another person’s misuse of the law may not be the right thing to do.