II. First Paragraph
a. Gun control laws punish the innocent.
III. Second Paragraph
a. Gun control laws lower the crime rate.
IV. Third Paragraph
a. refutation paragraph
Rough Draft – Citizens should be allowed to Carry Concealed Handguns
Gun control laws are a hot topic of controversy. Currently, there is not enough legislation which support the right for people to carry handguns. (Thesis Statement) There should be appropriate legislation and laws passed to allow for citizens to carry concealed handguns.
(Paragraph 1 – Gun control laws punish the innocent.) Many people feel that in order to prevent criminals from using guns that improved legislation should be passed to provide tougher laws which restrict the purchase of a handgun and stricter punishment if the laws are broken. People who are against stricter guncontrol laws feel that the average citizens constitutional rights would be invaded. To allow citizens the right to carry concealed handguns will discourage violent crimes. Many states have taken the gamble that concealed handguns will deter crime and have guaranteed their citizens the right to carry concealed handguns if they do not have a criminal record or histories of significant mental illness. Concealed handguns force …