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Guns Behind Bars
Robbie Jones
Beecher High School

The gun control debate has been going on since the first gun was made back in China in 1232 (those Chinese are always making everything)! America should legalize guns because the 2nd amendment states that all U.S. citizens have the right to bare arms. Also, to prevent women from getting sexually abused, women could carry firearms to prevent that life changing experience from happening. Daniel Malloy signed the gun control legislation, which greatly expanded the state’s weapons ban and barred the possession and sale of large-capacity ammunition magazines, among other measures. While Williams said he does not expect Connecticut’s gun restrictions will be repealed, Malloy acknowledged there’s always a possibility, pointing to changes in federal gun control laws over the years. The state’s largest gun control group said it plans to create a super political action committee (PAC) to raise money to help politicians who supported last year’s gun law changes. Williams Jr., D-Brooklyn, said he welcomed assistance from the gun control advocates, he believes any efforts by outside groups to campaign against pro-gun control candidates won’t work. The wide-ranging bipartisan law was passed following the Sandy Hook shooting and attracted national attention, prompting speculation that pro-gun advocates will pour money into Connecticut’s elections, including the governor’s race. “We intend to gather in a peaceful manner and we are as determined as ever to see this law overturned in in federal court, or repealed by the state legislature one day,” said Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL)  President Scott Wilson. He also made the point of their elected officials that they don’t accept the unadjusted law as a long lasting as a fixture of their lives. Despite several repeal bills proposed this session, leaders of the Democratic-controlled General Assembly did not raise those bills for...
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