Archive for June 25, 2013
The arguments used to debate any difficult topic can inherently be viewed from two vastly different viewpoints. If that were not the case, it would not be a difficult topic to resolve. To illustrate, here are a couple pros and cons of gun control.
1) The right to bear arms is guaranteed in the Constitution.
The Founding Fathers saw personal gun ownership as a means to protect against tyrannical rule. Since its creation and through many changes in culture, our Constitution has shown again and again the wisdom and forethought of its architects, so it is only natural to continue to rely on it for guidance and authority. But the wisdom and forethought of the architects also included a significant amount of flexibility, along with the ability to change and adapt to evolving cultural and social norms. A